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Murder investigation after man dies in Ashton in Makerfield
Sunday 16th November, 2008

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died in Wigan.

Shortly after 1.45am on Sunday 16 November 2008, police were called to Bolton Road, Ashton in Makerfield, following reports of a disturbance.

Officers attended and found three men had been stabbed and a woman had suffered cuts to her hand.

The three injured men were taken to hospital for treatment but one man later died.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody for questioning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 7252 or call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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