A man has been charged in connection with the death of a young man who was fatally stabbed this week.

Neri Morse, 24, died after being fatally stabbed in Pollard Street, Ancoats, on the evening of Wednesday, April 20.

Police launched an investigation into his death, arresting two 23-year-old men in connection with the incident.

Today, officers announced that Rushaun Brown, 23, of Higher Ardwick, has been charged with section 18 assault and possession of a bladed article.

Detective Chief Inspector Wes Knights, of GMP's Major Incident Team, said: "We have made swift progress in the investigation into Neri's death, including making two arrests and bringing a murder charge.

"But the investigation is still very much active as the team continues to pursue all lines of enquiry, and we will be speaking to all of those involved in this incident.

"We would implore any witnesses, including those on the street and in vehicles in the area at the time of the incident, to come forward with any information.”

A second 23-year-old man remains in police custody on suspicion of murder.

Anyone with any information can call 0161 856 5413 quoting Operation Southsea.

Alternatively, witnesses can call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.