Posted: Fri 20th Nov 2020

Murder investigation launched on Anglesey after man dies following assault

North Wales news and information

A murder investigation has been launched on Anglesey after a man died following an assault.

Between 10 and 11am on Tuesday, a 58-year-old man was attacked in the Thomas Street/Mount Pleasant area of Holyhead.

Police said the victim, who is believed to be well-know in the area, managed to walk the short distance down Thomas Street past the cenotaph to his partner’s address near Holborn Road.

He was taken by emergency ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd and transferred later that evening to the Royal Stoke University Hospital.

Despite the best efforts of the medical teams he tragically died last night, with his family by his side.

Detectives from North Wales Police have set up an incident room at Llangefni Police Station to investigate.

DCI Brian Kearney, stated: “The victim’s family are obviously deeply traumatised and are being supported by specially trained family liaison officers.

“I would request that their privacy is respected at this tragic time.

“I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this assault or saw a male unsteady on his feet between Holborn Road, Victoria Road and Thomas Street between 10-11am on Tuesday the 17th of November 2020 or has any other relevant information in relation to this murder enquiry to contact North Wales Police.

“Anglesey remains one of the safest communities in the UK, due to the help we receive from our community in such serious crime investigations.

“I would like to reiterate, that if you have any information whatsoever, please come forward and assist us.

“We are very grateful to those who have already come forward and supported the investigation.”

North Wales Police would like to hear from anyone who has information to contact them via the live web chat.

Alternatively phone police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 ref Y168927

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