Man killed in Crayford named as 41 year old Wayne Hoskyns: Police still seek witnesses

A man beaten to death in Crayford on Friday has been named as 41 year old Wayne Hoskyns.

In an appeal for people in the bust town centre area on Friday, his wife said “We want to get justice for Wayne, a loving husband and daddy. Our hearts are breaking at this sad time … His family has been left devastated by this senseless crime and loss of a young life and we would implore anybody who saw anything or has any information whatsoever to please come forward.”

A man arrested on Saturday has been released.

You can ring with information to 101 or 020 8721 4266 quoting reference CAD 5028/19June.


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