POLICE have re-bailed a man as investigations are ongoing into the death of a man outside a pub in Baughurst.

As previously reported by The Gazette, Peter Bradfield suffered a fatal head injury following an incident in the car park of The Cricketers pub, in Heath End Road, on December 22.

The 53-year-old was taken to Basingstoke hospital, but died from his injuries on December 24.

Officers arrested a 35-year-old man, from Micheldever, on suspicion of murder and a 16-year-old boy from Reading was arrested on suspicion of affray.

The 35-year-old man has been re-bailed until March 24, with no further action being taken against the teenager.

Following his death, Mr Bradfield’s partner Melanie Griffiths 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.”

Police are appealing to anyone who has any information about the incident to contact 101, quoting 44180475030, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.