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Michael Blake death: Third man charged over Bolton murder

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Image caption Michael Blake died after he was shot near his home in Bolton

A third man has been charged with murder after a man was shot in the back of the head, police have said.

Michael Blake, 28, died in hospital on 4 November after he was found injured near his Westhoughton home in Bolton.

Joe Wilson, 26, of Romney Way, Stockport is due to appear at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates on Monday after he was charged with Mr Blake's murder.

Nathan Quigley, 30, from Hulme, and Nathan Daniels, 27, from Stockport, were also charged with the same crime.

Another 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and has been bailed until 16 December.

A 52-year-old woman, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, was bailed until 25 January.

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