Man charged with murder

Date published: 13 May 2018

A man has been charged with the murder of a man on the Lower Falinge estate.

Nathan Bradbury (02/02/1999), of no fixed abode, has been charged with murder he appeared at Manchester City Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (12 May).

He has also been charged with a section 47 assault arising from the same incident.

Shortly before 9:40pm on Wednesday 9 May 2018, police were called to an address on Melrose in Rochdale to reports of men fighting.

Officers attended and found a man with stab wounds.

The man, who has since been formally identified as 25-year-old Matthew Shaw, was taken to hospital where he died. 

An investigation was launched and enquiries remain ongoing.

An 18-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed pending further enquiries.

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