Off-duty officer death probe

Greater Manchester Police have launched a murder inquiry into the death off-duty officer Pc Gareth Francis, who died after being assaulted in Edgeley, Stockport. Three men have been arrested on suspicion of his murder.

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Killed Pc's family pay tribute to 'gorgeous son'

The family of off-duty police officer Pc Gareth Francis, who was killed after being attacked on a night out have paid tribute to "a gorgeous son" who brought "love and laughter" to their lives, Greater Manchester Police said.

Pc Gareth Francis Credit: Greater Manchester Police handout

The 28-year-old was assaulted in Edgeley, Greater Manchester, in the early hours of this morning.

A murder inquiry has been launched and two men aged 20 and 21, have been arrested on suspicion of his murder.

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