Ray Dibbs murder probe: Man arrested at police station
Police investigating the suspected murder of a Hampshire businessman have arrested a man.Ray Dibbs, 36, from West Heath Road, Farnborough, was found collapsed with a head injury outside a pub on Saturday.
Hampshire Police confirmed he was found near the Old Courthouse Pub in Cove Road at 18:29 BST. He died later in hospital.
A 37-year-old man has been arrested after voluntarily attending Aldershot Police Station.
Mr Dibbs lived with his partner Rachel and their two children Harley, aged three, and Lily, aged 10, and Rachel's eldest son Zack, 17.
In a statement, Rachel described Ray as "a loving partner".
She said: "He loved Harley and Lily and he also loved Zack. He was a really good friend to all his friends, who worked hard and was a very good businessman.
"I just miss him so much."
His parents, Roland and Sophia, added: "We're absolutely devastated and this has come as a huge shock to us.
"We cannot understand how this has happened. Ray was not a violent person or likely to get into any fights."
Det Ch Insp Tim Rowlandson, from Hampshire Police, described the attack as a tragedy.
He said: "We're doing all we can to accurately establish the chain of events that led to Ray's death.
"I would ask for anyone who was near the pub on Saturday evening and saw anything but hasn't yet spoken to us to contact us as soon as possible."