Man charged with murder after street attack death

A man has been charged with the murder of Edward Wood, who died after being attacked.

Thursday, 12th May 2016, 2:24 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th May 2016, 3:26 pm
Edward Wood

Dwayne Turner, 28, of Railway Road, Leigh has been charged with murder and remanded to appear before Wigan Magistrates Court tomorrow, Friday.

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At around 11:45pm on Wednesday 4 May 2016, police were called by the ambulance service to Railway Road, Leigh as they were treating a man who was in a life threatening condition.

He was subsequently taken to hospital where he tragically died a short time later.

The man has since been formally identified as 50-year-old Edward Wood.