Tributes pour in to Hartlepool attack victim

Flowers left in tribute to Mark Dixon
Flowers left in tribute to Mark Dixon

Online messages to tragic Mark Dixon

Pauline Whittingham wrote: “RIP mark my thoughts are with your family at this sad time.”

Paul Mullender added: “Top lad RIP Mark condolences to the family.”

Evelyn Gale said: “RIP Mark thinking of your family at this sad time.”

Joanne Grylls wrote: “This is such sad news. Another resident of our town no longer with us, a daughter without a father, a mother without a son.”

Nadine Allison added: “Such a sad and awful town we live in, for a young man to lose his life after simply having a night out.”

Diane Wilmot said: “RIP Mark, thinking of his family and friends at this sad time.”

Clare Mel Laverick wrote: “So sad thoughts are with all of his family and friends.”

On the gofundme page set up after the assault, Stephen Dixon added: “RIP Marko. The comments from everyone reflect how much you ment to people. A true gentleman and glad to have met you. Thoughts are with your family.”