TRIBUTES have as we speak been paid to a “nice” dad who was discovered lifeless at a flat on New 12 months’s Day as two girls had been arrested on suspicion of homicide.
Paul Fletcher, often known as “Dod” to his buddies, was discovered “unresponsive” just before 1am after cops were called to a home in Rayleigh, Essex.
Paul Fletcher was discovered lifeless at a Rayleigh dwelling on New 12 months’s DayCredit score: Fb
Family and friends have paid tribute to the dad, often known as ‘Dod’Credit score: Fb
Police are seen exterior the Rayleigh dwelling after the tragedyCredit score: JOHN McLELLAN
Paramedics desperately tried to avoid wasting him however he tragically died on the scene in Worcester Drive.
Three folks – girls aged 23 and 25 together with a 39-year-old man – have been arrested on suspicion of homicide.
Dod’s grieving sister as we speak posted a tribute on social media, writing: “RIP little bro.
“I do know we (did not) see eye to eye lots of the time however you’re nonetheless my little brother and I like you.
‘LOVE YOU ALWAYS’
“Want we made peace. Love u all the time.”
One other relative mentioned Dod had been “mending his troubled life”.
The member of the family instructed The Solar On-line: “He was extremely captivated with supporting his household and buddies.
“He by no means would let somebody go with out.”
One other pal Crystalann Kelly, 35, added: “He was all the time completely happy go fortunate lad and we all the time had fun and joke.
“He is a superb dad to his son and I am feeling sorry for him at this unhappy time.”
‘TOO YOUNG TO BE TAKEN’
The Dagenham mum mentioned Dod, as he was recognized to all his buddies, was much-loved.
She mentioned: “If anybody wanted assist he can be there to assist them.
“I am gonna miss him and so is all his family and friends.”
Different buddies mentioned Dod was a “good lad” with one other saying: “Unhappy information he was to younger to be taken.”
A big police presence stays on the scene of the homicide this afternoon.
Sniffer canines have additionally been seen analyzing the scene.
Essex Police mentioned that they had been known as simply earlier than 1am on New 12 months’s Day.
Three arrests had been made, with the native lady additionally been arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency employee.
Essex Police mentioned they consider all events concerned had been recognized to one another.
If in case you have any details about this incident please name the Main Crime Group on 101 and quote incident quantity 147 of 1 January.
Alternatively, in the event you would like to stay nameless, you possibly can name Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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