Man, 60, dies after 'large scale disturbance' in Manchester city centre

A murder investigation is underway after a man in his 60s died following a ‘disturbance’ outside Manchester’s Printworks.

Police were rushed to Dantzic Street in the city centre shortly after 8pm to reports of an incident involving a ‘number of people.’

A man suffered an injury and died at the scene, while another man was arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into custody.

Superintendent Dave Kehoe said: ‘This was a tragic incident where a 60-year-old has lost his life and our thoughts are with his family and friends who are understandably devastated.

‘A cordon is in place and officers are currently at the scene whilst we piece together exactly what happened and who was involved.

‘The area was very busy at the time and a number of people may have seen what happened. Even the smallest information could assist with our investigation.’

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