A man has been charged with manslaughter.
William Lynch (born 25/03/1973) of Moresby Close, Leigh, has been charged with manslaughter and remanded in custody following the death of Derek Alexander Szostok at a house on Moresby Close on Tuesday 26 August 2014.
Lynch will appear at Wigan Magistrates Court this morning.
At about 1.50am on Tuesday 26 August 2014, police were called to a house on Moresby Close in Leigh, Wigan, following reports of an assault.
Officers attended and established that during the disturbance, a 62-year-old man from a neighbouring property on Moresby Close had been injured.
The man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, but sadly died on Saturday 30 August 2014. A Home Office post-mortem examination established Derek died as a result of flexation of the neck.