Two more arrests in connection with murder of Wigan man

Officers investigating the murder of Billy Livesley in Wigan have made two further arrests.

At around 9.35pm on Friday 28 December 2018, police were called to reports that a man had been assaulted on Bickershaw Lane.

Officers attended and 21-year-old Billy Livesley from Platt Bridge was taken to hospital where he sadly died the following evening.

Two men – aged 25 and 26 – have today (Tuesday 29 January 2019) been arrested on suspicion of murder. They remain in custody for questioning.

Three men – aged 22, 24 and 38 – who were previously arrested have been bailed pending further enquiries and two men have also been charged as part of this investigation.