Man, 37, charged with manslaughter following death of a man in Heywood

    A man has been charged following the death of a man in Heywood

    Liam O'Brien, 37, of Leyfield Road, Liverpool has been charged with one count of manslaughter.

    He has been remanded into custody ahead of an appearance at Manchester Magistrates' Court today (19 January).

    Police were called at around 4.10pm last Thursday (13th January) to a business premises on Waterfold Business Park, Heywood to a report of concern for the welfare of a man.

    Emergency services attended and enquiries established an altercation had occurred and a man - who has since been formally identified as 34-year-old Craig Fitzpatrick - had been assaulted.

    He was taken to hospital but died from his injuries on Sunday (16 January 2022)
     

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