A man has been charged following the death of a man in Heywood.

Date published: 19 January 2022


A man has been charged with manslaughter, after the death of a man in Heywood. 

Liam O'Brien, who is 37,  of Leyfield Road in Liverpool has been charged with one count of manslaughter.

He has been remanded into custody and is due to appear before Manchester Magistrates' Court today (19 January).

Police were called at around 4.10pm on Thursday 13 January 2022, to a business premises on Waterfold Business Park, Heywood, to a report of concern for the welfare of a man.

Emergency services attended and enquiries established an altercation had occurred.

A man - who has since been formally identified as 34-year-old Craig Fitzpatrick - had reportedly been assaulted.

He was taken to hospital but sadly succumbed to his injuries on Sunday 16 January 2022.


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