Two men charged with murder in Farnworth

James Tierney
Image caption James Tierney was found on Devon Street, Farnworth in the early hours of Friday

Two men, aged 21 and 20, have been charged with murder after a man was found dying in a Farnworth street.

James Tierney, 41, had suffered serious facial injuries in Devon Street on Friday. He died shortly afterwards.

A post-mortem examination found Mr Tierney died as a result of head injuries.

The two men will appear before Bolton magistrates. Police have bailed a third man, 23, until 16 June.

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