Two men have been charged with the murder of a man in north Manchester.
Police were called to Whitstable Road in Moston just before 4.50pm on Thursday (February 18) to reports that a man had been stabbed.
Emergency services attended at the scene and found 39-year-old Alan Murphy in critical condition.
Mr Murphy, from Moston, was taken to hospital but sadly died hours later.
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William Doleman, 26, of Rossington Road, Moston, and Ademola Efunnuga, 25, of City Road East, Manchester, have both been charged with murder.
They will appear at Manchester Magistrates Court this morning (Monday).
A 43-year-old woman and 41-year-old man who were both arrested have been released with no further action taken.
A 21-year-old man has been bailed and a 20-year-old man has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
Following his death, Mr Murphy’s family paid tribute to him, describing him as having left a ‘lasting impression on everyone’.
In a moving statement, they said: “‘Alan had a heart of gold and would do anything for anyone.
“He has left a lasting impression on everyone’s hearts who has met him.
“Alan was a loving son, brother, and father to his young daughter. He is gone but will never be forgotten.”