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Family of suspected murder victim pay tribute to "loving dad and grandfather"

Published date: 09 July 2017 |
Published by: Keri Trigg 
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The scene at Halfway house after the incident. 

The devastated family of a “loving dad and grandfather” and well-known cafe owner have spoken of their heartache following his suspected murder last week.

Satnam Singh Blugher was found dead in Tony’s Diner, on the A458 between Welshpool and Shrewsbury, last Monday.

“Our family and the community are devastated and shaken by the events that have occurred,” his family said.

“In any normal circumstance we can eventually accept that life goes on but in this instance it is hard to accept.”

Known as ‘Mr B,’ the 67-year-old leaves behind many friends and customers in the small community of Halfway House.

Mr Blugher was found by his son in the diner he had run for many years.

His family added: “Our dad was a big Man United fan and family was everything to him. He was always there for them to do whatever he could.

“A loving dad and grandfather that would do anything for his grandchildren to bring a smile to their face.

“Dad had the diner over 15 years and had established a very good relationship with the local community and customers from afar.

“Known to the community as ‘Mr B’ or ‘Tony’, everyone remembers the cheerful loudness of his greetings and the long handshakes.”

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