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Man charged with murder after Hindley pub fight

The Georgia Brown pub in Hindley, where the assault took place
The Georgia Brown pub in Hindley, where the assault took place
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A man has been charged with murder after a man died following a fight in a pub in Hindley.


Craig Cropper, 29, of Arundel Street has been charged with murder and will appear at Wigan Magistrates’ Court this morning (Monday 22 January 2018).

Nick Sullivan has been named locally as the man who was killed following an assault in Hindley

Nick Sullivan has been named locally as the man who was killed following an assault in Hindley

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Shortly after 11.30pm on Saturday January 20, police were called to the Georgia Brown pub on Market Street to reports that a man had been assaulted.

A man in his 50s was taken to hospital where he sadly died. He has been named locally as Nick Sullivan.

A 27-year-old, who was arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released with no further action.