Murder investigation underway following attack on taxi driver

Date published: 16 November 2021

A murder investigation has been launched after a taxi driver died following an assault on 30 October.

Officers were called at around 5am on Saturday 30 October 2021 to a report of an assault along Queensway in Rochdale.

Police arrived and discovered that a taxi driver – a 39-year-old male – had been seriously attacked.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He passed away in hospital on the morning of Sunday 14 November.

Two males - aged 20 and 18 - have been charged in relation to the incident.

Enquiries are ongoing.

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