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Tributes paid to man who died in Fareham

The family of a man who died in Fareham on Wednesday 10 August have paid tribute to him describing him as a loved son, brother, uncle and friend


Ian Symes, 34, who was known as ‘Wiggy’ to friends and family was pronounced dead at the recreation ground on Hillson Drive in Fareham after Police and South Central Ambulance Service were alerted to a concern for welfare call at 10:25am.


Enquiries are ongoing.


Wiggy’s family has today issued the following tribute:


“We are overwhelmed with the tributes made and the flowers laid at the field. This is a tragic incident and the Police continue to investigate the circumstances.


“He will be missed by many.


We would like everyone to respect our family’s wishes, to leave us be and allow us time to grieve.”