Mother Theresa’s assistant killed in Welsh pub fight


A MAN killed in a vicious bar brawl was Mother Theresa’s assistant, it has been revealed.

Mark Bloomfield died in hospital a few days after being set upon in the Full Moon pub in Swansea.

A 61-year-old man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm in relation to Mark’s death and two other people, a 21-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman, were arrested and released under investigation.

Bloomfield, who was 54, worked across the world for various humanitarian causes – including a stint as a special assistant for Mother Teresa in Calcutta.

“I am keen to hear from anyone who was inside the Full Moon Public House on High Street, Swansea”

Detective Chief Inspector Darren George

A family tribute listed his achievements: “Mark Bloomfield built a legacy that will continue to live on in the countless lives that he encountered.

“As special assistant to Mother Teresa in Calcutta, he was an essential contributor to her mission and to those she cared for.

“In India he organised free cataract surgery camps and founded schools that gave rare access to education for girls.

“In Africa he helped preserve wild game by introducing ultralight aircraft to combat the onslaught of poachers.

“He will be remembered for all of this and more by his mother and three siblings.”

The statement concluded by saying that he will continue to have an impact on others’ lives as a registered organ donor.

Detective Chief Inspector Darren George, said: “My sincere condolences are passed to Mr Bloomfield’s family, after he sadly passed away as a result of his injuries.

“I am keen to hear from anyone who was inside the Full Moon Public House on High Street, Swansea, between 11.30am and 3.15pm on Thursday, July 18, and who may have witnessed an altercation taking place.

“I am also keen to hear from anyone who was on High Street later in the day, between 2pm and 3.15pm, who may have witnessed an incident outside the Full Moon Public House.


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