Man on murder charge

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A MAN will appear in court today following the death of his neighbour.

John Foster, of Richmond Drive, Leigh, was charged with the murder of Kieran Large, also of Richmond Drive.

The 30-year-old was remanded in custody following an appearance at Wigan Magistrates Court yesterday.

He is due to appear at Liverpool Crown Court today.

A former Hitchen Foods worker, Mr Large was found dead at his home by police at around 1pm on September 19.

A murder investigation was launched after a post-mortem examination was carried out.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “A man has been charged following the death of Kieran Large.

“John Foster, of Richmond Drive, Leigh, was charged with murder and appeared before Wigan magistrates on Tuesday September 27.

“A post mortem examination concluded Kieran died of internal injuries, and his death is being treated as suspicious.”