British man, 23, is beaten to death & # 39; in & # 39; random attack & # 39; during boy's vacation on Tenerife
- Michael Lewis, 23, also known as Liam Boland or Brillo, died on a trip to Tenerife
- His aunt said he was attacked & # 39; randomly & # 39; when he went to get some food
- It is understood that another tourist is being questioned by the police on the island
A British man died after he & # 39; beaten to death & # 39; was on a boy's holiday in Tenerife when he went to get some food.
Michael Lewis, 23, from Rhyl, Wales, known by his friends as Liam Boland or & # 39; Brillo & # 39 ;, suffered head injury after being attacked on August 20.
Although he was transferred to the Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria University Hospital, the student died two days later.
Michael Lewis, 23, also known as Liam Boland, died two days after he & # 39; was randomly attacked & # 39; on the street in Tenerife
Allegedly a male tourist is interrogated by the Spanish police in connection with the death of Mr. Lewis.
The young man had only arrived in Tenerife four days earlier and is thought to have stayed at the Playa Real Hotel in Costa Adeje.
Lewis, from Rhyl, Wales, stayed in Adeje with friends before his death
Lewis's Aunt Karen Hughes said her cousin was randomly attacked on the street when he went to get food, Rhyl Journal.
She said: “He didn't have a bad bone in his body, he was always the person who stepped back and walked away. It is a total waste of a life. & # 39;
In a tribute on Facebook, Mrs. Hughes said: & Today is a very sad day. With great regret, we have to inform everyone that Michael Lewis (Liam Boland) has been cruelly taken away from his family and friends.
& # 39; Liam / Michael was a very special person for many people, he was too young and innocent to leave us like that. & # 39;
Mr. Lewis's friends have now set up a GoFundMe page to help with funeral expenses.
One of the fundraisers they wrote: & Liam / Michael was a very special person for many people, he was too young and innocent to leave us like that. We'll miss him. & # 39;
Mr. Lewis's parents, Julie Lewis and father Patrick Boland, flew away to be with their son after he was injured and taken to the hospital.
It is believed that they are still on the island and Mrs. Hughes said they are being cared for by the British consulate in Tenerife.
Mr. Lewis's parents, Julie Lewis and father Patrick Boland, flew away to be with their son after he was injured and taken to the hospital. He stayed in the Playa Real Hotel, in the photo
Dozens of people paid tribute to Mr. Lewis, who moved to London two years ago after receiving a scholarship from construction company Brown & Carroll.
A person said on Facebook: & # 39; A sweet man with a creaking smile. You always put a smile on my face, even when you excited me. Stolen from us at 23. & # 39;
While another said: & # 39; So tragic. He was a great guy. The short time I knew him. Not a bad bone in him. & # 39;
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