A devasted family is currently mourning the loss of their believed dad after he was killed in a pub.
The 41-year-old Peter Walker, who hails from Colne, Lancashire, has been described as a devoted family man with an incredible sense of humour.
According to Thesun.co.uk, Peter died following an assault at the Black Horse pub in Skipton, North Yorkshire, on October 22.
Following the announcement of his death, tributes from family members and friends have poured in for the dad.
The family of Mr Walker described him as a “happy go lucky” kind of man.
They said: “Peter Walker was a loving father, husband, brother and son.
“Pete will be missed by his family and also by the many friends and people who knew him.
“Pete was a happy go lucky person and well known for being outgoing and hilarious.
“If anybody needed any support Pete was always there to lend a hand.
“Sadly, Pete was taken away from us all too soon in tragic circumstances. He will be greatly missed by all of us. Rest in peace, Big Lad.”
Also writing on Facebook, Ashley Diego Heys said: “Just came onto Facebook and seen all the posts about the loss of Peter Walker.
“I only saw him the other day as well what a sad loss. The most genuine and friendliest person I have ever met in my life always had the time of day for anyone.
“I remember a few months ago I was out in Skipton and he came out of nowhere gave me a hug and said never thought I would bump into another Colner out here, my thoughts go out to his family RIP mate you will be sadly missed.”
Witnesses to the incident are now being asked to come forward with any information that can aid in inquiries.
A spokesperson for North Yorkshire police said: “Peter Walker, 41, sadly died following an assault at the Black Horse pub in Skipton on Saturday 22 October 2022.
“Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information and has not yet come forward to police, is asked to get in touch. Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to the Major Investigation Team.