Manchester

Murder charge after man fatally stabbed in Eccles street fight

An 18-year old man has been charged with the murder of a man who died after a street fight in Greater Manchester.

Wesley Lennon, also known as Wesley Barnard, was stabbed during the altercation in Cambrai Crescent in Winton, Eccles, late on Monday night.

The 26-year-old was treated at the scene and taken to hospital where he later died.

Adam Akhtar, of Somerset Road, Eccles, has been remanded in custody to appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court later.

Police said a 16-year-old boy, also arrested on suspicion of murder, had been released on bail pending further inquiries.

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