First picture of dad, 46, who was ‘always cracking jokes’ as family pay tribute

The family of a dad who was found dead in a house said he could “bring a smile to the face of anyone” in a touching tribute.

Tommy Oakes, 46, was found unresponsive inside a home, on Barnett Avenue, in Newton-le-Willows on Sunday February 4, just after 2pm. He was rushed to hospital but sadly pronounced dead.

Two women, aged 52 and 27, were arrested on suspicion of murder but were subsequently bailed pending further enquiries.

Today, via Merseyside Police, Tommy’s family paid tribute to him in a statement which read: “Tommy Oakes was a loving son, dad, brother, partner, uncle and friend. Tommy lived a life full of love, laughter, fishing and music.

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“After his family, DJing is what he loved most and everyone that knew him knew he had an ear for a good tune and could bring a smile to the face of anyone that had the pleasure of meeting him during his 46 years of life.

“He will be remembered for always cracking jokes and making light of any situation. He was, and will forever be, cherished by his three children, partner and siblings and will be deeply missed by all his family.”


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