Andy Foster Wiki – Andy Foster Biography
Andy Foster, 26, has been identified by police as the man who died after being attacked on Eighton Terrace in Wrekenton, Gateshead, shortly after 11 pm on Sunday, August 20. Two individuals are said to have knocked on the front door of a house down the street and sprayed ammonia in Mr. Foster’s face as he answered. He was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after allegedly being exposed to the substance, which can cause severe burns and corrosive skin lesions on contact. Despite the best efforts of the doctors, they were unable to save him and he later died from his injuries, prompting a police investigation into the incident which officers are treating as murder. Friends on social media have paid tributes to Mr. Foster, remembering him as “always there when someone needed you.” A friend said: “I still can’t believe you’re gone Andy Foster, you were always there when someone needed you, you always knew how to make people laugh, you will be a great stranger!” Rest in peace.
Andy Foster was 26 years old.
Andy Foster Death: Investigation Report
His alleged attackers fled the scene immediately after the incident. The police are carrying out several investigations to locate those responsible. Mr Foster’s relatives have been informed and continue to receive support from a specially trained Northumbria Police Family Liaison Officer who has launched an investigation into the murder. A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause serious bodily injury. He has since been released under investigation, pending further investigation.
Officials put out a call Tuesday for witnesses and anyone with information about the incident to come forward. Detective Inspector Tam Fowler, from Northumbria Police’s main investigation team, said: “Firstly, our thoughts are with Andy’s family and loved ones following his sad passing.” “This was a tragic incident and we will continue to support them in any way we can during this exceptionally difficult time. ‘Extensive investigations are underway to establish exactly what happened and how Andy ultimately lost his life. Although our investigation is at an early stage, it is believed that those involved know each other and there is no increased risk to the public. At this time, I am asking the public for help and I urge any other witnesses or people with information to report to police as soon as possible. “Your support could be vital as we search for answers for Andy’s family.” Agents remain in the area to conduct investigations and provide reassurance to the public.