Man Charged With Wigan Murder

22 January 2018, 07:10 | Updated: 22 January 2018, 08:18


A man has been charged with murdering a man in Wigan on Saturday night.

Greater Manchester Police launched a murder investigation after officers were called to the Georgia Brown's pub in Hindley shortly after 11.30pm on Saturday to reports a 51-year-old man had been assaulted.

The man was given first aid at the scene but later died in hospital.

Craig Cropper, 29 of Arundel Street has been charged with murder and will appear at Wigan Magistrates’ Court this morning (Monday 22 January 2018).

A 27-year-old, who was arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released with no further action.