Family pay tribute to Ilkeston father-of-six Mick Moss
The family of Ilkeston dad Michael Moss, who was allegedly murdered, have today paid tribute to him.
They said: “Michael was a loving father and son, who loved all his children and grandchildren.
“We wish to convey our gratitude to Derbyshire Constabulary for the way they have investigated the premature death of Michael. The police have kept us informed of developments throughout the continuing investigation and we have found great comfort in the knowledge that all is being done to bring the perpetrators to justice.
“We would also like to thank the wider Ilkeston and Cotmanhay community for their support, both of the police and of everyone who has been affected by Michael’s death.”
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Mr Moss, 48, was found injured at a house in Canal Street at 9pm last Wednesday.
He was treated by paramedics but later died. A post mortem examination has revealed that he died from injuries suffered during an assault.
Four people have been charged in connection with Mr Moss’s death.
Jamie Elliot, 26, of North Street, Alfreton, and a 23-year-old have been charged with Mr Moss’s murder while Alan Chapman, 26, of Bass Street, Derby, and his mother, Collette Booth, 46, of Mill Street, Ilkeston, have been charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.
All four are next due at Nottingham Crown Court on February 15.
Anyone who saw suspicious activity at the time of the incident, or has information, should call 101.