A man killed in a “tragic” attack, has been remembered as a “wonderful man” in online tributes by colleagues and friends.

Philip David Woodcock, 60, died due to critical injuries caused by stab wounds on Wednesday 2 November, earlier this week.

South Yorkshire Police said: “Emergency services were called to FedEx in Rother Way, Hellaby, at 9.39am on Wednesday to reports of a disturbance.” Philip, who was manager at the FedEx centre, sadly died at the scene.

Friends, family and colleagues have taken to social media to share their heartbreaking tributes too Philip.

Sarah Roberts, a colleague of Mr Woodcock, said: “Such a tragic day at work yesterday, the absolute tragic loss of a fantastic man who literally had time for everyone. The place just won’t be the same ever again. My thoughts are with Phil’s family at this time. No one should leave home for work in the morning and not return, it’s just heartbreaking.”

Angela Moxon, another colleague of Philip’s, said: “Absolutely devastated such a cruel world we live in now this isn’t how it should happen but I had the pleasure of working with this wonderful man for 33 years you will be missed so much but never forgotten.”

The alleged perpetrator, Ronald Sekanjako, most recently appeared in Sheffield Magistrates Court on Friday 4 November, and will appear before a judge at Sheffield Crown Court, on 7 November.

Sekanjako, of Bellhouse Road, Sheffield, is charged with murder, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, criminal damage and possession of an offensive weapon.

A second man is believed to have suffered minor injuries during the incident, but did not require medical treatment.