Teen quiz extension over footy fan’s death

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POLICE were last night continuing to question a 17-year-old man following the death of a football fan in Leigh.

Police were granted the 12-hour extension to continue questioning the teenager, following the death of 46-year-old Stephen Garvey on Sunday.

He died of head injuries after being found collapsed in Henry Street having earlier attended the Wigan Athletic versus Manchester United game. Police say he was drinking in the Waterside Pub with his wife, Helen, before he was seen being punched before falling and hitting his head.