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Marc Jepson death: Farnworth man charged with murder

Kildare Street, Farnworth
Image caption Marc Jepson's body was found in a house in Kildare Street. Tests show he had been asphyxiated

A man has been charged with murdering a 40-year-old man whose body was found in a house in Bolton.

Carl Hodgkiss, 27, of Elton Avenue, Farnworth, is accused of killing Marc Jepson, on 5 March.

Mr Jepson was found at a property in Kildare Street, Farnworth. Post-mortem tests showed he had been asphyxiated.

Irene Hodgkiss, 63, of Firwood Avenue, Farnworth, has been charged with assisting an offender. They will appear before magistrates in Bolton later.

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