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The family of a man who died after being assaulted in Hindley has paid tribute to him

he family of a man who died after being assaulted in Hindley has paid tribute to him.

At around 10:55pm on Saturday 15 September 2018, police were called to The Bear’s Paw on Market Street to reports that a man in his 50s had been assaulted.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and remained in a critical condition before he sadly died yesterday afternoon (18 September 2018).

He has since been formally identified as 45-year-old Lee Christy from Wigan.

Paying tribute to him, Lee’s family said: “Lee was a well-loved father, son and brother.

“He was a good friend to many, a happy-go-lucky guy who loved a pint, and a selfless man who would give you his last penny.

“He is going to be sorely missed by his daughter Leah, his mother Olive and her partner Benny, his sister Julie, and four brothers, Darren, David, Stewart, Andrew, and brother-in-law Phil. A vast amount of friends will miss his bubbly personality and good company.

“His family would like to thank everyone for their kind words and support at this difficult time.”

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