Humberside

Man charged over Michael Hawkins fight death in Cleethorpes

Michael Hawkins Image copyright Humberside Police
Image caption Michael Hawkins died after a disturbance outside a bar in Cleethorpes

A man has been charged with manslaughter after a 58-year-old died in a fight in Cleethorpes.

Paul Taylor, 27, of Holyoake Road, Grimsby, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Grimsby Crown Court on 9 October.

Michael Hawkins suffered fatal injuries in the disturbance outside a bar on Market Street at about 17:00 BST on Sunday.

Two men arrested on suspicion of affray have been released under investigation.

A woman held on suspicion of assisting an offender was unconditionally released, Humberside Police said.

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The family of Mr Hawkins, from Cleethorpes, was being supported by specially trained officers, officers said.

Detectives have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

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