Family tributes to Birstall man after Batley man and teen charged with his murder

The family of a Birstall man have paid an emotional tribute to him after he died following an alleged stabbing incident in Huddersfield.

By Ian Hirst
Monday, 20th January 2020, 7:00 am
Updated Monday, 20th January 2020, 10:02 am
Robert Wilson, 53, from Batley
Robert Wilson, 53, from Batley

Robert Wilson, 53, was killed and another man seriously injured on Thursday January 16 outside a pharmaceutical plant in Linthwiate, Huddersfield.

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They said: "Robert was a loving and committed husband and father. As well as being loved and respected by work colleagues and friends.

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"He leaves behind a devastated wife, Elaine, and two step children, Jack and Ella.

"The family would like to request privacy and respect during this difficult time."

Two teenagers, including an 18-year-old from Batley have been charged with murder and other offences.