A Nigerian man, Paul Ologbose residing in England has died after he was punched once in the head at a social club in Manchester.
According to Manchester Police, the 57-year-old got involved in an altercation which led to a critical head injury.
The incident took place at a social club on Kensington Drive in Leigh just before 1.55am on Sunday morning, Jan. 23.
The deceased later passed on in a hospital on Sunday afternoon.
Detectives are currently investigating the case and are reviewing CCTV in the surrounding area.
Detective Superintendent Rebecca Boyce, of GMP’s Wigan district, urged anyone with information on the attack to contact the police.
She said: “A man has horrendously lost his life after suffering a serious head injury that we believe was sustained from one punch during an altercation on a night out.
“It’s a shocking and distressing time for Paul’s family and we will do what we can to support them through our ongoing investigation.
“We have a suspect in custody who is being interviewed in relation to Paul’s death, but it’s vital we capture the full circumstances of this awful incident, and I, therefore, implore anyone with information to do the right thing and get in touch.”
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