Man, 50, stabbed to death as murder investigation launched

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a 50-year-old man was stabbed to death in Stretford. Credit: ITV News

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a 50-year-old man was stabbed to death in Stretford.

Police say the victim, named as Emile Anderson, was taken to hospital with a knife wound to the chest following an 'altercation' at a house on Davyhulme Road on Friday night.

He was pronounced dead a short while later.

Gilvy Anderson, who is 58-years-old, has been charged with murder and will appear in court on Monday.

Detectives say it's being treated as an 'isolated incident' and they are 'not looking for anyone else at this time'.

Det Chief Insp Stuart Wilkinson, of GMP's Major Incident Team, said it was being treated as an isolated incident and there will be an increased police presence in the area as officers carry out their enquiries.

  • Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9908 or 101, quoting incident number 3167 of April 16 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.