Fourth male charged following death of father-to-be

Charlie Elms.

A fourth person has been charged as part of an investigation into the death of 25-year-old dad-to-be Charlie Elms, who was fatally stabbed in the Limeside area.

Kian Bobmanuel, 21, of Emmett Street East, Manchester, has been charged with one count of violent disorder.

He has been remanded into custody ahead of an appearance at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court today (Wednesday 2 June). 

Police were called shortly after 5.05pm last Wednesday (26 May) to a report of a disturbance involving a group of men causing damage to a property on Fifth Avenue. 

Enquiries have since established a blue Vauxhall Corsa pulled onto the avenue and a group of around five men - armed with knives and machetes - got out of the car before damaging a property. 

The gang subsequently fled, during which Charlie was stabbed and pronounced dead at the scene. 

Charlie's girlfriend, who hasn't been named, paid tribute - in a statement released by police - to a "caring and loving person" who was "thrilled" to become a dad for the first time to his unborn son, Archie Charlie Elms. 

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