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Man charged over two gun murders

Tyrone Gilbert (pic:GMP)
Tyrone Gilbert was shot while attending a funeral wake

A man has been charged in connection with the murders of two men who were shot in Manchester six weeks apart.

Tyrone Gilbert was shot on 27 July 2007 at the wake of his friend Ucal Chin, who was shot in Longsight on 15 June.

Lee Amos, 32, of no fixed address, has been charged with the murder of and conspiracy to murder Mr Gilbert and conspiracy to murder Mr Chin.

He is due to appear before Manchester City Magistrates Court on Friday, police said.

Several people have already been charged with various offences in connection with the ongoing investigation into both murders.

A trial is due to start in October.


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