A man who died after being stabbed in Bolton on Friday night has been named.

Police were called to Bradford Street at the Haulgh at around 7.15pm to reports a man had been stabbed.

It was later confirmed that a 35-year-old man died after being taken to hospital.

Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court has confirmed the victim was Michael McCann after three people appeared in court following the death of the 35-year-old.

Paul Simmons, 48 of Bradford Street, Bolton, was charged with murder.

Jordan Downes, 31 of no-fixed abode, was charged with assisting an offender.

Kelly Hughes, 37, of no fixed abode, was charged with obstructing the police.

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No pleas were entered and the trio are due to appear at Bolton Crown Court tomorrow, Tuesday.

Police also said a 40-year-old man was arrested and released on bail while enquiries continue.

Bolton Coroners' Court also confirmed a file under Mr McCann's name has been passed to them.