The victim of the serious assault at a North Yorkshire pub on Saturday evening has died.

Peter Walker, 41, from Lancashire, died in hospital yesterday, Tuesday, October 25.

North Yorkshire Police have asked that the family is left to grieve in peace.

Police made an appeal for information after the incident which occurred at Black Horse Hotel in Skipton at around 11.25pm on October 22.

Shortly afterwards, two Skipton men and one man from Bingley were arrested on suspicion of assault.

The Skipton men aged 33 aged 36, and the Bingley man aged 38 were released on conditional bail pending further enquiries. It is not known if the men have been rearrested following the victim's death.

Officers thank those members of the public who have come forward with information.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and has not yet come forward is asked to get in touch. Dial 101, press 2 and ask to speak to the Major Investigation Team.

You can also submit information to the investigation team directly via the following link and clicking on North Yorkshire Police Public Portal (

Please quote reference number 12220188365 when passing on any information.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.