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Third murder charge over Adam Steele's death

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image captionA post-mortem examination found that Mr Steele died from stab wounds

A third person has been charged with the murder of a care worker who was fatally stabbed in Salford on New Year's Day.

Adam Steele, 23, from Irlams O' Th' Height, was injured in a fight at the junction of Lancaster Road and Orient Road at about 0500 GMT.

Liam Appleton, 18, of West Gorton, was charged with murder and is due to appear before magistrates later.

A 22-year-old man and a boy of 16 have previously been charged with murder.

A post-mortem examination found that Mr Steele died from stab wounds.

Mr Steele's family described him as a "gentle and fun loving man".

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