A 54-year-old man died 16 days after he was fatally injured after an attack in a park.
Dr. Gary Jenkins had been in hospital since the attack in Bute Park, Cardiff, in the early hours of July 20.
Cardiff father of two, Dr. Jenkins lived his life “happily with love, music, creativity and dedication to his profession,” his family said.
How old was Dr Gary Jenkins?
He was 54 year old.
Three people have been charged with attempted murder, but the police are now treating the case as murder.
Jason Edwards, 25, from the Riverside area of Cardiff, and Lee William Strickland, 36, homeless, and a 16-year-old girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, are in custody and will appear before Cardiff Crown. Tried on August 23.
Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
South Wales Police Detective Ch Insp Stuart Wales said: “We are in contact with the Crown Prosecution Service and HM Coroner regarding his death, and this matter will now proceed as a murder investigation” .
He added: “We would like to hear from anyone who was in Bute Park in the early hours of Tuesday, July 20.
“Specifically, we want to speak to anyone who has been near the Millennium Pedestrian Bridge, which links Bute Park to Sophia Gardens, between midnight and 1:20 BST.”
In a statement released by the family, they said: “We are shocked to announce the untimely death of Dr. Gary Jenkins, who was a loving father of two wonderful daughters.
He “He lived his life happily with love, music, creativity and dedication to his profession.”