Murder victim was well-known local footballer

POLICE have now named the man who was stabbed to death in a house in Parkfield, on the Jackmans Estate in Letchworth GC. He was well known local footballer Antonio Samuels, 48, who lived in Parkfield. Mr Samuels played for Letchworth Garden City Eagles an

POLICE have now named the man who was stabbed to death in a house in Parkfield, on the Jackmans Estate in Letchworth GC.

He was well known local footballer Antonio Samuels, 48, who lived in Parkfield. Mr Samuels played for Letchworth Garden City Eagles and before that was with Stotfold. He also played in local Sunday football for teams in Hitchin and Stevenage.

His parents, who live in Jamaica, were told of the tragedy last night. His brother and sisters who live in London had already been informed by officers.

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