Three released over man's murder in Gorton

Martin Gallagher
Image caption Martin Gallagher died from a single stab wound

Three people arrested after a man was stabbed to death in a Manchester street have been released on bail.

Martin Gallagher, 37, was injured in what police called a large-scale disturbance in Sandringham Street, Gorton, on Friday night.

He was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary but died shortly afterwards.

Two men, aged 49 and 52, and a 56-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder and assisting an offender have been bailed pending further inquiries.

Four other men, aged between 38 and 58, remain in police custody after their arrest on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination concluded Mr Gallagher died from a single stab wound.

Anyone with information is asked to call Greater Manchester Police.

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