Tributes paid to Par man as investigations into his death continue
Loving tributes have been paid to a Par man who died during the early hours of Saturday morning.
Named locally as Colin Palmer, tributes to the popular 57-year-old have been flooding in on social networking sites Facebook and Twitter, while a bouquet of flowers has been laid for him on the corner of Robins Close.
A murder enquiry was launched following his death and initially four people, including three men aged 21, 19 and 18 years and a 16-year-old boy, all local, were arrested on suspicion of murder.
The 21 and 19-year-old men and a 16-year-old boy have been released and police say no further action will be taken.
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A 18-year-old man has been released on police bail until November pending further enquiries.
The death has shattered the small town near St Austell and tributes have been flooding into Mr Palmer, believed to have been a keen stock car racer.
Liam Nicholls said on Twitter: "R.I.P uncle Col, I will miss you!! #loveyou", while Stuart Wheeler, a St Blaise town councillor, said: "#Par #StBlazey close knit and this is a cruel blow, everyone either knew Colin or knows somebody who did."
Charmaine Chapman said on Facebook: "So Sad, he seemed to be a very popular man and well liked. R.I.P."
Police were called to St Marys Road, in Biscovey, following reports that the 57-year-old had collapsed at 2.05am on Saturday morning.
Officers arrived to find ambulance crews treating the Par resident, who was unconscious.
He was taken by ambulance to Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske but was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.
Following police enquires in the early hours, the four arrests were made at a property in the area. All four suspects were held in custody at Launceston and Newquay custody centres until their release this morning.
The area around St Marys Road and Robins Close remains cordoned off whilst scene of crime investigators carryout a forensic examination of the scene.
Police are appealing for witnesses who were in the vicinity of St Marys Road and Robins Close between midnight and 2am or anyone who has any information regarding this incident to contact them on 101 quoting police reference 0139 170813.