Two people have been arrested and are being questioned by detectives in connection with the murder of a man on Olympic Street, Beswick on Saturday

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, and a 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender

The arrests follow the death of a man with Initial enquiries indicate that the victim was killed whilst trying to stop his car from being stolen.

Detective Chief Inspector Rachel Smith from GMP Major Incident Team said: “At the centre of this investigation, is a grieving family, who we will do all we can to get answers for.

“Our investigation is moving at pace, and I have a team of detectives who continue to work relentlessly to capture a picture of what happened in the events leading up to this incident. Additional officers remain in the area to offer reassurance to the local community. If you have any questions, or want to share any information, please speak to them. They are there for you and any detail, no matter how small it may seem, could help us.”


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