North West Wales

Holyhead pub murder: Victim was landlord David Jones

Man on roof of Holyhead pub Image copyright Juza/Twitter
Image caption A man was arrested after coming down from the roof of the Holland Inn

The man whose death at an Anglesey pub sparked a murder investigation has been named as David Jones.

Landlord Mr Jones, 46, died at The Blossoms public house in Holyhead on Friday afternoon.

Following a stand-off with police on the roof of a neighbouring pub, a 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody

A family tribute read: "A partner, soul mate, father, brother, uncle and our best friend. We love you."

A post mortem examination was carried out on Saturday but North Wales Police say they are not releasing Mr Jones's cause of death yet.

Officers have made a specific appeal to speak to people who were on board the number four Arriva Bus which left Bangor bus station at 14:00 GMT on Friday and arrived at Summerhill in Holyhead at about 16:00.

Det Chf Insp Iestyn Davies said: "It is understood that the bus was caught in traffic around the Black Bridge area of Holyhead as events at the Blossoms public house were unfolding."

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