THE FAMILY of a young man who died following a disturbance in Gwynedd over the weekend has paid tribute to their 'happy go lucky' son and brother.

Dean Harry Skillin, 20 and from Caernarfon, died following the incident near the Waverley Hotel in Bangor on Saturday night.

A statement released by his family today, read: "Dean was a happy go lucky, caring person who was a much loved son and brother. He loved life and lived it to the full. He loved his whole family and we were all very proud of him.

“We will miss him terribly however Dean will always be in our hearts and we pray that no other family will have to face such suffering.”

The 24-year-old man arrested following the incident remains in custody.

Detective Inspector Jon Russell said: “We are continuing to appeal for information from anyone who may have witnessed the incident at around 10.30pm on Saturday night, in the area of the Waverley Hotel on Station Road in Bangor.

"Please contact 101 or alternatively use the live webchat quoting reference Y139039.”