Family of Banbury man found dead pays tribute to '˜lovable rogue'

The family of one of the men found dead in Banbury has released a heartfelt tribute to the '˜lovable rogue'.
Mark Pawley was allegedly murdered in Banbury. Photo courtesy of Thames Valley Police NNL-171010-095919001Mark Pawley was allegedly murdered in Banbury. Photo courtesy of Thames Valley Police NNL-171010-095919001
Mark Pawley was allegedly murdered in Banbury. Photo courtesy of Thames Valley Police NNL-171010-095919001

Mark Pawley was found dead with Adrian Fannon at a property in Newland Road on Sunday, October 1, and a postmortem deemed they were stabbed to death.

Raymond Morgan, 52, of Newland Road, is charged with their murder.

A statement released by Mr Pawley’s family said: “Mark was a lovable rogue, who made you smile and cry with laughter and was known for his love of singing and dancing.

Mark Pawley, one of the men found dead in a flat on Newland Road. Photo: SWNS NNL-170210-155739001Mark Pawley, one of the men found dead in a flat on Newland Road. Photo: SWNS NNL-170210-155739001
Mark Pawley, one of the men found dead in a flat on Newland Road. Photo: SWNS NNL-170210-155739001

“His life has led him to some dark places but he shone bright in most people’s eyes.

“We will remember you as the tall, handsome baby of the family with a big head and heart.

“Our family is devastated and heartbroken at the shocking loss of Mark who, behind all of his troubles, was a truly loved and loving person.

“Mark was a loving son, father, brother, grandson and uncle. We do not know how as a family we will get over this.

“We know you will be safe with mum and although gone you will never be forgotten.”

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