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Manchester 'one punch' killing: Man arrested on suspicion of murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the apparent one-punch killing of a man in Manchester.

Police said Michael Carter from Salford was involved in a row about football with two men on King Street West and was hit once in the face.

The 49-year-old hit his head on the pavement during the attack on 31 August, and died in hospital on 10 September.

A 20-year-old man from Urmston is being questioned on suspicion of murder

A second man, aged 19 and from Stretford, was arrested on suspicion of affray.

A post-mortem examination concluded that Mr Carter died from a head injury.

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