Murder investigation launched after man assaulted in Manchester pub dies a week later


A homicide investigation has been launched after a person assaulted in a Greater Manchester pub died on Saturday, greater than per week after the assault.

Gavin Brown was rushed to hospital with critical accidents following what was described as a “violent incident” on the Melville Lodge in Stretford on 12 April.

The 29-year-old by no means regained consciousness and died eight days later, police stated.

Three males, aged 52, 39 and 30, have been beforehand arrested on suspicion of assault, however have since been launched pending investigation.

Detective Inspector Terry Chatterton, of Greater Manchester Police, stated: “Sadly the worst has occurred and as we speak Gavin misplaced his combat for all times.

“My ideas exit to his household and buddies and we are going to proceed to assist them in no matter means we will, and get them the solutions they deserve.

“Our investigation is ongoing and we’re persevering with to attraction for anybody who witnessed the incident to come back ahead. Any info, irrespective of how small, might be important to our investigation.”

The preliminary incident on the Melville prompted a big response from emergency providers with eight police autos, in addition to a fireplace engine and three ambulances attending the scene.

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Posting on its Fb web page, the pub stated it might now stay closed over the Easter financial institution vacation weekend however hoped to reopen on Tuesday.


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