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Arrest over New Year's Day murder in Salford

Adam Steele
Image caption Adam Steele was found stabbed in Irlam O'Th Heights

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a care worker who was stabbed to death in Salford on New Year's Day.

Adam Steele, 23, from Irlam O'Th' Heights, was found by police called to a fight at the junction of Lancaster Road and Orient Road at about 0530 GMT.

He was taken to hospital but died soon afterwards. A post mortem examination found he died of stab wounds.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact Greater Manchester Police.

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