The family of a war veteran who died after being attacked at a Somerset hospital have paid an emotional tribute to him.
90-year-old Kenneth Tyrer suffered from dementia, and was allegedly pushed to the ground by a fellow patient at Yeovil District Hospital. He died two days later.
Police are investigating, and the hospital is also carrying out an internal investigation.
Police are investigating the death of an elderly man who was allegedly attacked on a hospital ward by a fellow patient.
The man has been named by the Daily Mail as former Second World War fighter pilot Kenneth Tyrer, 90.
The hospital is also carrying out an internal investigation following his death at Yeovil District Hospital last weekend.
Mr Tyrer, who was suffering with dementia, is said to have died two days after being pushed to the ground.
His son Bill Tyrer, 58, told the paper he felt the hospital should take "some responsibility".
Yeovil Town players may have Manchester United on their mind, but today the team will be visiting the town's hospital.
Manager Gary Johnson and his players will be handing out presents to sick children who will be spending Christmas at the hospital.
The Glovers have been drawn against the Premier League giants in the FA Cup third round. The match is live on television on Sunday January 4th.
A detective has praised the public for their actions after a sex assault in an underpass in Yeovil.
Matthew Farwell was jailed for four and a half years at Bristol Crown Court yesterday (2 September 2014) for attacking a woman in January - Her screams were heard by a patient at Yeovil District Hospital which led to a nurse calling the police.
The victim also managed to flag down a taxi driver who took her to the A&E department at the hospital.
The investigating officer also praised Farwell's colleagues at RNAS Yeovilton, who helped the investigation.
A hospital which was accused of failing to meet its ambulance turnaround targets now says it has the lowest waiting times in the South West.
In February Yeovil District Hospital was fined £24,000 by South Western Ambulance Service after crews were left with patients outside the hospital for over 30 minutes on more than 50 occasions.
The hospital now says patients are seen within around 10 minutes of arriving by ambulance.