TRIBUTES have poured in for Big Issue seller Kevin Bowyer who died this week.

Kev, as he was known by hundreds of passers by who stopped to chat to him on Morrisons bridge, in Taunton, died on Wednesday after suffering a stroke. He was 52.

He was rushed to Musgrove Park Hospital last Friday and then transferred to Southmead Hospital after his condition deteriorated.

Kev, of Beaufort Road, would spent all week selling copies of the Big Issue.

Among message left on floral tributes on the bridge were:

"Thank you for loving me. I will remember you always. Lesley."

"Rest in peace bro XX."

"RIP Kev. This bridge will never be the same without our friend."

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