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Investigation launched after taxi driver murdered in Greater Manchester

Updated: Nov 17, 2021

Image credit : Pixabay / Greater Manchester Police remixed

A murder investigation has been launched after a taxi driver sadly died following an assault on 30 October.

Officers were called at around 5am on Saturday 30 October to a report of an assault along Queensway in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

Police arrived and enquiries established that a taxi driver – a 39-year-old male – had been seriously attacked.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He sadly passed away in hospital on Sunday (14 November) morning.

Two males - aged 20 and 18 - have been charged in relation to the incident. Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact police online, if able, at or 101, quoting incident number 674 of 30/10/21.

Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111


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