Family pays tribute to 'much loved' son and grandson who died after an incident in a bar

A heartbroken family has paid tribute to a “much loved” son after his death on Friday, December 27.

Monday, 30th December 2019, 11:16 am
Updated Monday, 30th December 2019, 12:37 pm
Michael Lee Dalkin died on Friday, December 27 following an incident in Stockton.
Michael Lee Dalkin died on Friday, December 27 following an incident in Stockton.

Cleveland Police named Michael Lee Dalkin as the 22-year-old who died in the early hours of Friday following an alleged incident outside a bar.

The force launched a murder investigation after an alleged incident in Goldie’s Bar, Stockton High Street. Michael left the premises and fell ill outside.

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Two men, aged 27 and 30, were arrested on suspicion of murder and have now been released under investigation pending further inquiries.

In a statement, Michael’s family said: “Michael Lee was our much loved son, grandson, brother, nephew and cousin. He will be missed dearly by all his family and friends.

“We will always remember him for his big heart and his cheeky smile and for how he lived his life to the fullest.”

Contact Cleveland Police on 101 with any information.