Tributes paid to Ammar Terbeche

Date published: 25 September 2020

Tributes have been paid to the man who died after being hit by a car on Packer Street following an assault.

Named locally as Ammar Terbeche, tributes – written mostly in Arabic – have poured in via social media for the Castlemere Community Centre volunteer, originally of Algeria.

Ammar was sadly pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by a passing car, after he was left lying in the road after an assault. Detectives have established so far that Ammar was assaulted following a conversation with three men, who left in the direction of the memorial gardens.

The driver stopped at the scene and continues to assist police with enquiries.

A man who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been released without charge and faces no further action.

The police investigation into Ammar’s death continues.

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