Party death man had heart attack

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A MAN who collapsed after a dispute at a party at the weekend died of a heart attack, a post-mortem has revealed.

Police confirm that a Home Office pathologist carried out an investigation on the 60-year-old on Sunday afternoon and have now established his cause of death.

A 37-year-old man who was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder has now been conditionally bailed.

GMP say they were called to a house in Boughey Street, Leigh, at dawn after reports that a man had collapsed and died during a party at around 6.30am.

They are declining to name either the victim or the man arrested.

But have denied rumours that the pair were related.

A police spokesman said: “On arrival, police discovered a 60-year-old man had collapsed.

“He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

“A home office post mortem will now take place.

“A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody for questioning.”

Anyone with information that could help the police with their enquiries is asked to phone 0161 856 5307. Or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.