Pub landlord found dead

The Dragon's Head in Whittington.
The Dragon's Head in Whittington.

TRIBUTES have been paid to a Whittington pub landlord who died on Sunday morning.

Dave Ridgeway, 66, landlord at the Dragons Head Inn, was found with a fatal gunshot wound just after 9.30am.

Police have confirmed that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

The North West Ambulance Service confirmed that a crew attended the pub at 9.34am after reports of a gunshot injury.

A spokeswoman said that Mr Ridgeway was pronounced dead at the scene.

See the Lancaster Guardian (22-03-12) for full story.