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Latest on the murder of former Naval officer Mike Samwell in Chorlton

A man remains in custody after a former Royal Navy officer was run over and killed by his own car, as burglars stole it. Mike Samwell, from Manchester, confronted intruders in his home, then tried to stop them taking his Audi.

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Police find gun that could have been used in Aaron Lewis murder

Aaron Lewis was shot dead outside a chip shop in Wavertree on Wednesday. Credit: Merseyside Police

Police investigating the murder of Aaron Lewis in Liverpool say they have found a handgun.

It is being tested to find out whether it was the one used in the shooting.

The gun was found in a burnt out van just after the shooting on Wednesday evening, February 1, in Wavertree.

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Second man charged with murder after father shot dead

Michael Blake was found in an alley near his home with gunshot wounds to his leg and head. Credit: GMP

A second man has been charged with murder after a man was shot dead in Greater Manchester.

Nathan Quigley, 30, from Hulme, was due to appear before magistrates in Manchester today.

Michael Blake, who was 28, died after he was shot in the leg and back of his head near to his home on Manchester Road in Westhoughton, near Bolton, over two weeks ago.

Nathan Daniels, 27, from Stockport, has previously appeared in court charged with murder.

Tribute to Urmston man: 'A really likeable man who lived life to the full'

Phillip Owen Credit: GMP

The family of a 42 year old man who died in Urmston have paid tribute to him.

Phillip Owen's body was found at his home on Gloucester Road at 7pm last Sunday evening.

He had a single stab wound to his neck.

Detectives have launched a murder investigation and are now appealing to the public for information.

He was a good brother and son and always worked really hard at everything he did. He could make friends in a second and was a really likeable person who lived live to the full.

– Family tribute

This is now a murder enquiry and we will do everything we can to bring those responsible to justice.

“Our thoughts are with Phillip’s family at this difficult time and specially trained officers are on hand to offer their support.

“We are now appealing for the public’s help with our investigation, any information you have could be a vital part of the jigsaw.

“The loss of any loved one is heart breaking but for the victim’s family and friends to lose him like this must be unbearable and I would urge anyone with knowledge to get in touch with us.”

– Detective Superintendent Jon Chadwick, Head of GMP’s Major Incident Team

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 2397 of 30/10/16, or Crimestoppers,

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