Cambridgeshire

Tributes are paid to a Cambridge man who died after being attacked twice

Jeff Henry Image copyright Cambs Police
Image caption Police say Jeff Henry "was subjected to a sustained and brutal attack"

Tributes have been paid to a "lovely and caring" Cambridge man who died after being attacked twice within half an hour.

Jeff Henry, 39, was left in a critical condition on 6 June and died at Addenbrooke's Hospital on Friday. Post-mortem tests showed he died from head injuries.

His grandmother, with whom he lived, described the attack as "cowardly".

A man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said Mr Henry, of Cambridge, was seen running away from two men along Campkin Road in the direction of Arbury Road just moments before the attack.

Detectives believe he was subject to two assaults that night, one at about 00:45 BST and another about 25 minutes beforehand.

It is thought Mr Henry might have attended the Strawberry Fair before the attacks.

His grandmother Lil Anderson said: "Jeff was always lovely and caring towards me.

"We really would urge anyone who knows anything to call the police. We need to catch whoever did this to Jeff."

Police said a 36-year-old man from County Galway who was arrested at Holy Head Port, Anglesey, was due to answer bail on 18 August.

Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses.

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