Mother Teresas special assistant in Calcutta killed in pub brawl after returning

“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.”Mr Bloomfield, originally from Stratford Upon Avon, was allegedly attacked in the Full Moon pub in Swansea last week. 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. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Mother Teresa of Calcutta died aged 87  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 July 18 and who may have witnessed an altercation taking place.” A charity volunteer who worked with Mother Teresa was killed in bar brawl after returning to Wales. Mark Bloomfield, 54, died in hospital on Saturday after allegedly being attacked in a pub in Swansea, south Wales, three days earlier.The family of Mr Bloomfield, a former special assistant to Mother Teresa in Calcutta, said he “believed in empowering others to help themselves and improve their circumstances.””Mark Bloomfield built a legacy that will continue to live on in the countless lives that he encountered,” his family said in a tribute. “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. Mother Teresa of Calcutta died aged 87 Credit: Paul Armiger read more

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