Family of murdered Brixham man make emotional appeal for information

David Williams
(Last Updated On: October 8, 2018)

The family of a man murdered in Brixham earlier this year have made an emotional appeal for information.

The Daughter of David Williams appeals directly to the people who were involved, witnessed the attack or later confided in.

David Williams, 49 died following a serious injury in an incident at the Quay in Brixham on Friday 29th June 2018.

Five men from Brixham aged 21, 23, 27, 28 and 30 were previously arrested, all have since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

A 53-year-old man from Portsmouth also attended a voluntary interview under caution, in relation to this matter

David’s daughter Katy says in the appeal: “Our dad was taken from us in a most brutal and horrific way that no one should ever have to experience. It has left us all truly devastated and broken.

“It is desperately unfair and Dad won’t ever be there growing old and sharing in all our lives and special moments.

“We are unable to come to terms with the fact that this occurred in the small fishing town Brixham – our home where we have grown up and lived, feeling safe and secure in a close community.

“It is unbearable to know that the people responsible for the death of our dad are still freely walking our streets, knowing they have done this or witnessed it.

“I appeal to you all on behalf of my family to look into your hearts and conscience and morally do the right thing; to come forward with absolutely any information you may have from the night – if you were involved, witnessed the attack or later confided in.

“Please, please do whatever you can to help us. We desperately want to get answers and justice, not just for us, but for the community of Brixham too.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact police on or call 101 quoting CR/057720/18.

You can also give information anonymously through Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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