06:01PM, Saturday 13 August 2016
Murder detectives have launched an appeal after a father and husband died following an incident in a Burnham pub.
Officers from Thames Valley Police had been called to the George Inn, in the High Street, shortly after midnight, after receiving reports that a man had been assaulted.
Dean Haverley, 48, from Burnham, was treated at the scene, but later died in hospital.
His next of kin have been informed and have also released a statement requesting that their privacy be respected.
In a statement, Detective Chief Inspector Simon Steel said: “My appeal is to anyone who was in The George Inn public house around midnight who witnessed the assault or has any information regarding the incident to contact police immediately.”
He added: “This is an isolated incident and we are conducting a thorough investigation to find out what happened inside the public house last night.
“A scenewatch will remain in place at the public house and there will be police activity in the area. If you have any concerns please don’t hesitate to approach one of our officers or PCSOs.”
Contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 with information.
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