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North Wales Police renews appeal for witnesses after death of Peter Jones in Buckley

DETECTIVES investigating the death of Peter William Jones in Buckley have today renewed their appeal for witnesses.

The 24-year-old died after an alleged assault while on a night out in the town.

Officers are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the White Lion pub or the Potters Wheel, between 9pm on Saturday, May 8, and 12.30am on Sunday May 9, where the victim had been drinking with his father, who was also seriously assaulted.

On leaving the White Lion Peter walked onto Precinct Way, where he was seriously assaulted.

Detective Inspector Alun Oldfield, of North Wales Police, said: “We would be interested to hear from anyone who may have been in the vicinity of Precinct Way between 12.50am and 1.10 am in the early hours of Sunday and who may have information on this incident to contact North Wales Police on 101 at any time of day or night and in confidence.”

Anyone who may have seen Peter is urged to contact Mold CID on 101 or 0845 6071001 (Welsh line), 0845 6071002 (English line) or Crimestoppers Wales on 0800 555111. Alternatively text 66767 or email [email protected].

Airbus worker Gafyn Thomas Denman, 21, of Woodlands Close, Mold, has been charged with manslaughter and was remanded in custody at Flintshire Magistrates Court on Tuesday afternoon.

A 22-year-old man, from Sychdyn, who was also arrested has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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