Man in court on murder charge

A man has appeared before Wigan magistrates charged with murder.

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 1:31 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 2:02 pm

Joe Wilson, 26, of Brinnington, Stockport, dressed in a grey T-shirt and tracksuit bottoms, only spoke to confirm his age and address. He is now due to appear before Manchester Crown Court today with two co-accused.

Wilson is charged with the murder of 28-year-old Michael Blake in Westhoughton on November 3. He was remanded in custody.

Mr Blake was found with a gunshot wound to his leg and a gunshot wound to the back of his head.

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Michael Blake

Nathan Quigley, 30, of Cleworth Walk, Hulme, has also been charged with the murder of Mr Blake, along with co-accused Nathon Aaron Daniels, 27, of Nottingham Avenue, Stockport.

Michael Blake