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Man charged with murder after 38-year-old stabbed to death

Police were called to Greenbrow Road in the early hours of the morning. Credit: MEN Syndication

A 32-year-old man has been charged with murder after a man was killed in Greater Manchester.

Lee Junior Walker, of Patchcroft Road, Wythenshawe, has been charged with stabbing 38-year-old Shaun Murphy to death, at around 2.30am on June 17.

Emergency services were called to Greenbrow Road, Newall Green, where they attended to Mr Murphy before he was taken to hospital, where he later died.

Mr Walker is due to appear at Manchester City Magistrates' Court tomorrow,

Man arrested over fatal stabbing of Shaun Murphy

Police were called to Greenbrow Road in the early hours of Saturday. Credit: MEN Syndication

Police have named a man who was stabbed to death in south Manchester as 38-year-old Shaun Murphy.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder late on Saturday night. He remains in custody for questioning.

I have a large team investigating Shaun’s murder and this morning we arrested a 23-year-old man. This investigation is still in it’s early stages and we are continuing to follow a number of lines of enquiry.

Our investigation does not finish there however, so I am still appealing for anyone who may have any information that could help us to get in touch.

Any information, no matter how small could be vital to our investigation.

– Detective Chief Inspector Jane Higham, Greater Manchester Police

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 8797, or alternatively call 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Man dies after Wythenshawe road crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash. Credit: ITV News.

A man has died after he was hit by a car along with two children and a woman in Manchester.

The crash happened at the junction of Hollyhedge Road and Woodhouse Lane in Wythenshawe on Tuesday.

The 47-year-old man died last night, police said.

His nine-year-old daughter sustained some minor cuts and bruises. The woman, 27, was treated for a broken wrist and her two-year-old son was uninjured.

Police said enquiries are ongoing into the cause of the collision. No arrests have been made.

"My thoughts are with the man and his family. I can’t begin to imagine what they are going through. Our specialist officers are helping them through this incredibly difficult time.

"Our investigation is still ongoing and we are still appealing for witnesses. We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have dash-cam footage showing the collision."

– Pc Ed Lister, Greater Manchester Police
  • Anybody with information should contact the GMP Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.


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