THE WIFE of a man whose death sparked a murder investigation in a Herefordshire town has paid tribute to her husband, saying he will be missed by all those who knew him.

Carl Dyche, 51, of Kington, Herefordshire, died in an incident in Greenfields, Kington on December 2. 

“Losing Carl is an awful tragedy”, said Mr Dyche's wife. “He touched so many lives and will be missed by everyone who knew him.

“Carl had the ability to light up the room with his mischievous grin.”

His wife said she would like to thank all Carl’s friends for their love and support at this difficult time.

Three men have been charged with offences, two with murder, in connection with Mr Dyche's death.