A young man was killed in a late-night attack in what is feared to be the first UK death related to Pokemon Go.
Tributes have been paid to Carl Gregory, 20, who has been named locally as the man found dead at a shopping centre in Broadstairs, Kent.
Two men, aged 20 and 27, have been arrested on suspicion of his murder and remain in custody.
In a Facebook post that has since been deleted, the mother of Mr Gregory’s girlfriend indicated that he was playing the game when he died, the Sun reported.
She wrote: ‘F****** Pokemon. He was killed for nothing. He’s just a kid and a lovely one at that. Is this what life’s come to?’
On Facebook, friends of supermarket worker Mr Gregory have set up a memorial event where they plan to hold a minute’s silence before this weekend’s Sunday league football matches.
His mother Helen Godden, posted: ‘What a lovely thing to do. I am overwhelmed with all your kind words. My son was very loved and we miss him so much.’
Girlfriend Chloe Lemare also shared her grief in a series of social media posts.
She wrote: ‘I love you so much want you here.
‘I love you so much, I wanna be with you, I’m sorry I didn’t try harder.
‘I can’t cope with this any more, I failed to bring you back.’
Mr Gregory’s grandmother Joyce Coomber Sewell paid tribute to her ‘wonderful’ grandson and asked for privacy.
Police said it was understood the victim and the suspects were known to each other.
Francesca Donovan, the manager of Westwood Cross shopping centre, said: ‘Although the incident happened at a neighbouring retail centre, we are helping police with their inquiries and helping with any CCTV footage the cameras in our centre may have picked up.
‘Our sympathies are with the family of the man who died.’