Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Tragic End for DJ and Loving Dad

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Tragic End for DJ and Loving Dad

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Byline: MIKE MORGAN

A FAMILY has paid tribute to a man whose body was found on a seaside path at Saltburn.

Luke Welsh had just marked his 32nd birthday two days before his death - but his family said his heart had been a "time-bomb waiting to go off."

His mum Patricia Welsh, of Darlington, said Luke had a passion for rave music and had a collection of hundreds of records, disks and CDs.

She said: "His ambition was to go into the Royal Navy following his grandfather Bob Welsh, of Redcar, with whom he lived for much of the past year.

"But he had a hearing defect as well as a heart problem.

"He loved life and was popular with a wide circle of friends, many of whom attended last week''s funeral at All Saints Church, Skelton."

He met his fiancee Sarah Wood in April, and she said: "I want to remember and I want other people to remember Luke''s love for life.

"He always wanted to live for the moment and was always happy and smiling. …

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