Appeal For Witness After Soldier Assaulted

22 March 2011, 16:27

Police have released photos of someone they urgently want to speak to, who they believe witnessed an assault on a paratrooper in Northampton town centre.

Rory McWilliams was attacked in St Peter's Way on Sunday February 6th - he died in hospital a week later.

Rory McWilliams Assault WitnessOfficers believe the witness, who has a distinctive tattoo on his wrist and may live outside the County, may be able to provide vital evidence in the case and may have been assaulted himself.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection to the death of Rory McWilliams.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with this death.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 03000 111 222 - alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.