Gosport teenagerÂ pleads guilty to the murder of a Fareham man '“Â and victim's family pay tributes
A TEENAGER has pleaded guilty to the murder of a 29-year-old man from Fareham.
A 17-year-old boy from Gosport, who was charged with the murder of Michael Deary in Fareham, pleaded guilty at Winchester Crown Court today.
Police officers launched a murder investigation after his body was found at his homeÂ at Omaha Close, on Monday, August 20, following a concern for welfare call.Â
The teenager will be sentenced on January 30, 2019.
Mr Deary's family said their son, known as Mike, had a selfless nature.
They said inÂ a statement: '˜We still mourn the sad loss of our wonderful son Mike, who was taken from us earlier this year.
'˜He was caring, kind, talented, and his selfless nature was something everyone knew him for. Mike loved his family and he will live in our hearts forever.
'˜We as a family would like to extend our appreciation to Hampshire police who have worked tirelessly to bring this case to a conclusion, have communicated with us continuously throughout and have treated us with the utmost respect and courtesy.'
Omaha Close is a new development near Fareham College. Â