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Yuriy Kozak death: Man charged with musician's murder

Yuriy Kozak
Image caption Yuriy Kozak moved to the UK from the Ukraine nine years ago

A 46-year-old man has been charged with murdering a fellow Ukrainian at a Salford flat on New Year's Day.

A post-mortem examination found that musician Yuriy Kozak, also 46, died of a stab wound to the neck following the incident on Rodney Street.

Andrij Senechko, of no fixed address, will appear at Salford Magistrates Court on Friday accused of his murder.

A music teacher in the Ukraine, Mr Kozak taught children at the Ukrainian Saturday School, his family said.

Mr Kozak moved to the UK from the Ukraine nine years ago.

A 45-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender is on bail until next week.

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