Gillingham attack death man Paul Scott 'was well loved father'

Paul Scott Paul Scott was "a well loved father to his five children"

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A man who died after being attacked in Medway was "a well-loved father to his five children", his family said.

Kent Police said Paul Scott, of Franklin Road, Gillingham, was out with friends when he was attacked by another man at about 00:30 GMT on Sunday.

Mr Scott, 43, refused treatment at first for a broken leg, but later went to hospital where his leg was put in a cast, police said.

On Thursday, Mr Scott returned to hospital in pain, but died later.

'Exceptional man'

An e-fit has been released by police who said they are now conducting a murder inquiry.

His family said: "Paul was a well-loved father to his five children, sadly taken from us too soon following the untimely death of his sister on Boxing Day.

E-fit issued by Kent Police Police have released an e-fit of a man they want to speak to about the attack

"This family has had too much hurt and heartache.

"Paul was an exceptional man with the kindest heart, fun and loving."

Officers described a man they want to speak to as white, about 5ft 8in (1.7m) tall, with a muscular build and short hair.

Police said the attack happened near Balmoral Road.

A spokesman for the force said a post-mortem examination revealed Mr Scott had suffered a blood clot.

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