Man dies in hospital after Lyde Green confrontation

December 04 2019
Man dies in hospital after Lyde Green confrontation

A MAN who was seriously injured in a confrontation in Lyde Green has died in hospital.

Avon and Somerset police said Craig Wiltshire, who was injured in the early hours of November 20, had died in the early hours of today, two weeks after the incident in Willowherb Road.

A force spokesperson said the 43-year-old had lived in South Gloucestershire, adding: "A forensic post-mortem examination will be carried out later this week as we carry out further enquiries to determine the cause of death.

"We’ve assigned a specially trained liaison officer to provide support to Mr Wiltshire’s family while our investigation continues.

"Three men, aged 25, 35 and 49, remain released under investigation after being arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

"Our enquiries are ongoing."

At the time of the incident police reported that a man had been detained by a member of the public who believed he had been trying to break into cars.

When police arrived he was found to be unresponsive and was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to call them on 101 and quote the reference number 5219 628 280.