Man who died after Manchester street attack named

Deansgate at the junction of John Dalton Street in Manchester city centre The man was found collapsed in Deansgate at the the junction of John Dalton Street

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A man who died after he suffered head injuries when he was attacked in Manchester city centre has been named.

John Millett, 34, was found collapsed in Deansgate at the junction of John Dalton Street at about 04:15 GMT on 24 January.

He was taken to to hospital for treatment but died on Friday night.

A 27-year-old man from Stretford has been charged with wounding and affray. Any changes to the charges would be up to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Senior Investigating Officer Andy Tattersall said: "This man has spent more than a week in hospital but sadly died as a result of his injuries.

"We are continuing to investigate this man's tragic death," he added.

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