Sam Petrou Wiki – Sam Petrou Biography

A father who died after being shot at a holiday park in Kent has been photographed for the first time. Sam Petrou, 35, was found dead with a gunshot wound in a caravan at Cliff Cottage Chalet Park on the Isle of Sheppey at around 9:40am on Sunday. Kent police said they arrested a man in his 50s around 1 p.m. the same day on suspicion of murder.

A 42-year-old man from Sidcup, south-east London, and a 33-year-old woman from Greenwich were also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. They remain under investigation by the Kent and Essex Serious Crimes Bureau and have been released on bail with conditions to return to a police station on 11 September.

Tributes have arrived from people in Bromley, South East London, where Sam is believed to be from, after his death. In a post shared on Facebook, Sam’s father, Nick Petrou, wrote: “He was so loved, the amount of posts and candid comments people have made about him has blown my mind and lifted my broken heart.”


‘I would like to thank each and every one of you from the bottom of my broken heart, for loving my beautiful son Sam from childhood to manhood and beyond. ‘I can remember like yesterday when he was born with colic and pain.

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The age of Sam Petrou was 33 years.

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“I held him in my arms every night for hours until he fell asleep. I have loved him and wanted to hold him in my arms, and I did every time I saw him. He was so loving and I miss my baby.In another tribute, a friend of Sam’s told MyLondon: ‘Sam was a bubbly, happy-go-lucky man and was always smiling. “We are all devastated to hear what happened to Sam, it’s so sad and so shocking to all of us.”


Friend Ben Hyland added: “Devastated is an understatement, I can’t remember Sam without smiling and laughing.” “He was such a nice man and would do anything for anyone, so I’m proud to call him my friend. I’m going to miss him so much.” A friend wrote: ‘Some amazing memories with you, this is just one of many, you were like RIP Sam Petrou family. You will never be forgotten.

Another friend said: ‘Where do I start? I played my first Sunday league game and had my first legal pint with you. ‘You took care of me and welcomed me, I just want to thank you for letting me be part of your story. Sam, my brother, fly high, you will be with me forever. Around 20 police and forensic officers were seen investigating the area near the Eastchurch Holiday Center on Tuesday. It is not yet known if the suspects knew the alleged victim.

Detective Inspector Adam Marshall, of the Kent and Essex Serious Crimes Bureau, appealed for anyone with footage of the scene the night before the body was found to come forward. He said: ‘We are continuing to appeal to drivers who may have been in this area, between 7:30 p.m. m. and 9 p.m. m. on Saturday, June 10, to see if there is any dash cam footage that may assist in our investigation.


“It is important that we identify movements of people or vehicles in the Warden Road and Fourth Avenue areas, within this period.” A Kent Police spokesman said: “Three suspects arrested in connection with the death of a man in Sheerness have been released on bail as part of an ongoing murder investigation.

Kent Police were called at around 9:40am on Sunday June 11, 2023, to an address on Fourth Avenue, Eastchurch, where Sam Petrou was found dead. ‘Mr Petrou, aged 35, had sustained injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. “Since then, an investigation by the Kent and Essex Serious Crimes Bureau has led to the arrest of two men and one woman.

“All remain under investigation and are currently out on bail, with conditions, to return to a police station on 9/11.” Kent Police have asked anyone to submit this online via the Public Portal or call them on 01622 652006, quoting reference 11-0449. People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or fill out an online form on their website.Read More…….



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