Family pays tribute to Joseph Williams

PUBLISHED: 16:52 24 August 2012 | UPDATED: 17:14 24 August 2012

Joseph Williams.

Joseph Williams.

Avon and Somerset police

THE mother of a Weston man who died from severe head injuries after he was removed from a nightclub has spoken out about how much she and his family will miss him.

Joseph Williams, aged in his 20s, was taken to Frenchay Hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning with a bleed on the brain.

Police and emergency services were called to VII nightclub in Princess Royal Square at 2.50am.

It is believed Mr Williams was out with a group of friends and his girlfriend, Vicky Evans, when he was expelled from the club.

Joseph’s family including his mother, father, two brothers, grandparents and girlfriend, have issued a tribute to him this afternoon (Fri).

His mother, Lin Williams, said: “Joseph was so full of life and had lots of friends. He loved sports and was particularly passionate about football both as a player and a supporter.

“Words cannot express how much we, his mum, dad, and two brothers, will miss him. He also leaves behind Treasure, his Jack Russell, and they were so fond of each other.

“The police are investigating the incident and if anyone knows anything I’d urge them not to take matters into their own hands. If you can help please tell the police and let them deal with it.”

A police investigation is underway and a man in his 30s has been arrested and bailed in connection with the incident.

Enquiries are ongoing and police officers will be in town tomorrow evening seeking further witnesses.

Anyone with information on this incident should contact police via www.avonandsomerset.police.uk or by calling 101.


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