A DJ has issued an emotional plea to the general public for info after his brother was discovered lifeless at sea.
An individual was noticed within the water reverse the east facet of Widewater Lagoon between Lancing and Shoreham on October 30.
Police and coastguard groups had been known as to the scene simply after 1.30pm and the physique was later confirmed to be 54-year-old Tim Wall, who lived in Broadway in Lancing.
Tim’s youthful brother Mike Wall, a DJ and producer often known as Wax Worx, is interesting for any info relating to Tim’s actions earlier than he died.
The 43-year-old from Henfield mentioned: “Proper now I simply wish to attraction to anybody within the native space for info as to whether or not they noticed him that day, or within the few days working as much as October 30.
“It breaks my coronary heart I used to be unable to assist him in these previous few months.”
Mike’s spouse Elen Wall, a DJ supervisor and controller on digital music station Knowledge Transmission Radio, identified professionally as Sacha, mentioned her husband had been “deeply distressed” by his brother’s dying.
She mentioned: “An important factor proper now could be to honour Tim and ensure his dying is investigated correctly. We don’t know what occurred.
“We now have arrange a assist group on Fb for everybody who loves Mike and Tim. Nobody wished to see that occur to him.”
Mike mentioned Tim had suffered along with his psychological health and that the primary lockdown earlier this yr had “actually accentuated issues”.
The DJ had idolised his older brother rising up and mentioned Tim helped nurture his love of music, together with taking him to see Insanity when he was simply three years previous.
The pair additionally shared many adventures travelling world wide collectively.
Mike mentioned: “I wished to be similar to him. He sorted me and liked me in one of the best ways an enormous brother might.
“Once I was 17 we sadly misplaced our dad. That very same yr we set off and travelled collectively… three years in New Zealand and Australia, backpacking round, browsing on daily basis and partying each evening.
“We shared so many magical moments and our fair proportion of scrapes too. We couldn’t have been any nearer. We even have the identical tattoo on our backsides.”
Tim had beforehand labored with younger individuals in kids’s properties and with unaccompanied asylum seekers on the Asphaleia charity’s base in Worthing.
Mike mentioned: “He gave his all in his work with taking care of younger individuals, at all times going the additional mile to do something he might to assist them and his colleagues.
“He additionally knew how you can let his hair down and social gathering, at all times wanting to ensure others had been having pretty much as good a time as him.”
A spokesman for Sussex Police mentioned Tim’s dying is just not being handled as suspicious and an inquest shall be held.
A funeral shall be held for Tim at The Gordon Chapel in Worthing on Friday at midday. Anybody who knew him can share their reminiscences on his tribute web page at timothywall.muchloved.com.
The assist group for mates of Tim and Mike is right here.