Tribute has been paid to a man who died on Christmas Eve following an assault in Tadley.
Peter Bradfield, 53, of Long Grove, Baughurst, was assaulted in the car park at The Cricketers pub in Heath End Road, on December 22 at around 8.35pm.
He was taken to hospital with a head injury but died on December 24.
Today Mr Bradfield’s partner Melanie Griffiths has paid tribute to him.
She said: “We have lost a much-loved son, father, exceptional step-dad and partner. Needlessly taken too soon. Our hearts are broken.”
A 35-year-old man, from Micheldever, was initially arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.
Following the death of Mr Bradfield, this man was further arrested on suspicion of murder.
He has been bailed with conditions until March 24.
A 16-year-old boy, from Reading, was arrested on suspicion of affray. He has also been released from police custody on bail with conditions until Jan 23.
Anyone with information is about this incident is asked to call us on 101, quoting 44180475030, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.