Good Samaritan, 41, dies in hospital after being punched to the ground – as footage emerges of dirt bike yob he confronted moments before attack

Thady Joe Higgins, 41, tried to confront a bike yob tearing up a green space

He was punched to the ground on grassland in Coventry, West Mids, on Tuesday

His family have confirmed he has died in hospital from a serious head injury

West Midlands Police said a man, 37, arrested in connection with the incident has been released without charge

Witnesses have been urged to come forward to the police with any evidence

Thady Joe Higgins, 41, was punched to the ground after stepping in when an off-road biker started riding dangerously on grassland in Coventry, West Mids A murder probe has been launched after a Good Samaritan who confronted a scrambler bike yob died from a head injury in hospital.

Thady Joe Higgins, 41, was punched to the ground after stepping in when an off-road biker started riding dangerously on grassland in Coventry, West Mids, on Tuesday evening.Shocking footage taken in the area at the time has captured a dirt bike rider revving their engine and riding in circles, before, it is believed, someone attempts to intervene.The video appears to show a scuffle between two individuals in the grass in between two busy roads.It then cuts out before any type of visible attack takes place.Mr Higgins, from Bedford, Beds, and has been described as a ‘gentle giant’ by his family, died in hospital from a serious head injury.His devastating family today said he ‘didn’t have an aggressive bone in his body’.A 37-year-old man […]

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