Readers pay tribute to '˜happy, go-lucky' Pompey fan found dead in woods

READERS of The News have paid their respects to a Pompey fan who was found dead in woodland.

Friday, 20th April 2018, 6:48 pm
Updated Friday, 20th April 2018, 6:51 pm

Today, readers from The News’ Facebook page have paid tribute to Tyler after the news broke about his death.

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Tyler Smith

Rebecca Elizabeth Glew said: ‘Why do our boys and men keep doing this? Something has to change. Deepest condolences to his family, I have been where they are now and know the journey they face.’

Georgia Cutter said: ‘Tyler was a good friend of mine, and I’m so heartbroken that he’s gone. He was a one in a million guy, who nobody could replace.’

Sarah Houghton said: ‘Devastating and heartbreaking. RIP young man! So many questions and so young.’

Dan Waldren said: ‘Really sad. His family and friends must be devastated. RIP lad.’

Tyler invaded the Fratton Park pitch and took a goal-kick for York City keeper Scott Flinders during a match in November 2015. Picture: Joe Pepler

Chris Barter said: ‘This is sad, he seemed a happy, go-lucky chap RIP.’

Joanne Fletcher Fox said: ‘So very sad, love and hugs to his family and friends.’

Police said formal identification of the body found in the search for Tyler, after he went missing on Sunday, has not been completed but his family were informed.

Tyler Smith outside Fratton Park
Tyler Smith
Tyler invaded the Fratton Park pitch and took a goal-kick for York City keeper Scott Flinders during a match in November 2015. Picture: Joe Pepler
Tyler Smith outside Fratton Park