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Fatal road accident in Moston

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Police were called to a fatal road accident involving a green Rover 25 in the early hours of this morning on Lightdowne Road in Moston.

Three people were in the car, a 21-year-old male passenger who died at the scene, an 18-year-old male passenger sustained life-threatening injuries and the 19-year-old male driver sustained serious injuries but is in a stable condition.

The crash happened at around 1.10 am when the car collided with a lamp-post. No other cars are thought to be involved.

Formal identification has yet to take place

First and foremost I would like to say that this is a tragic incident where a young man has lost his life and I want to extend my sincerest condolences to his friends and family.

“We are still trying to establish the events leading up to the collision and so I would like to appeal to any witnesses or anybody who may have information to please contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit.”

– Sergeant Paul Higgins from the GMP Serious Collision Investigation Unit:

Anybody with information should contact the Greater Manchester Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.

Man arrested on suspicion of Moston murder

Police are investigating at a house on Carnaby Street Credit: MEN Syndication

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead in north Manchester.

Police have arrested a 48-year-old man on suspicion of murder after an incident at a home on Carnaby Street in Moston, early today.

Officers detained a suspect after being called to reports a 50-year-old man had been found dead at 6am.

The 48-year-old remains in police custody for questioning.

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police were called to Carnaby Street, Moston at around 6am this morning following reports that a 50-year-old man had been found dead.

A 48-year-old man's been arrested on suspicion of murder.

He remains in police custody for questioning.

Man jailed after stashing guns at parents' home

A man has been jailed for nine years after stashing pistols, a silencer and ammunition at his elderly parents' home in Moston.

Anthony Filz hid a gun used by the Czechoslovakian army in the 1960s inside a rucksack. The bag also contained a self-loading pistol.

Anthony Filz hid the guns inside a rucksack. Credit: GMP
Police found over 200 ammunition rounds of varying calibre. Credit: GMP
This Czech Skorpion can fire 1,000 rounds per minute. Credit: GMP
A Reck Miami Model 92f self-loading pistol. Credit: GMP
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