Man and girl stabbed in Moston

A man has been murdered and a 13-year-old girl is in a critical condition after a stabbing in Moston. A second man's death has been linked.

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Man murdered in Moston formally identified

A man who was found dead in his home in Moston has been formally identified.

Robert Jackson, a popular DJ on the Manchester music scene, was found with stab wounds on Sunday evening.

Robert Jackson Credit: MEN Syndication

A post-mortem examination revealed he died from a blow to the head and multiple stab wounds.

His 13-year-old daughter Ayesha was also stabbed remains in a critical condition in hospital.

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Man died from a blow to the head and multiple stab wounds

Robert Jackson Credit: MEN Syndication

The post-mortem examination results of a man who was found dead at his home in Moston revealed he died from a blow to the head and multiple stab wounds.

Robert Jackson, a popular DJ on the Manchester music scene, was found with stab wounds on Sunday evening.

His 13-year-old daughter Ayesha was also stabbed remains in a critical condition in hospital.

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Tributes left at scene of Manchester double stabbing

Tributes have been left at the scene of an attack in which a man, named locally as Robert Jackson, was stabbed to death on Sunday night in Moston, Manchester.

His 13-year-old daughter was also found with suspected stab wounds and is in a critical condition in hospital.

A well-wisher hands over some flowers to a police officer at the scene of a stabbing in Moston, Manchester.
A well-wisher hands over some flowers to a police officer at the scene of the stabbing. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire
A police forensic officer places a card into some flowers left at the scene. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire
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34-year-old man drove a car into the side of a pub

A 34-year-old man, who is understood to have launched the knife attack, drove a car into the side of the Alliance pub in Manchester.

He was taken to hospital suffering from a stab wound and injuries consistent with a collision but died a short time later.

The Alliance pub in Manchester where a 34-year-old man crashed his car. Credit: PA Wire
The damaged wall at The Alliance pub in Moston. Credit: PA Wire
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Teen and father named locally after stabbing

A 41-year-old man who was stabbed in an incident at his home in Delta Walk, Moston, north Manchester, at around 10.20pm on Sunday night was named locally as Robert Jackson.

His 13-year-old daughter, who is in a critical condition in hospital after the attack, was named locally as Ayesha.

Former carpet fitter Mr Jackson was described as a popular and quiet man without any enemies on the housing estate, where he had lived for more than 20 years.

According to locals his daughter, his only child, who was only visiting the address and lives elsewhere with her mother.

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