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New charge in Stockport river murder probe

Martin Hyde
The body of Martin Hyde was found in the River Tame

A fifth person has been charged after a man's body was found in the River Tame in Greater Manchester, police said.

The body of Martin Hyde, 22, was found in the water near Reddish Vale Country Park on 1 December. Tests revealed he died from multiple injuries.

An 18-year-old man, of Hollywood Towers, Stockport, has been charged with murder and is due to appear at Stockport Magistrates' Court later.

Two men and a woman have already been charged with murder.

An 18-year-old woman, from Stockport, has already been charged with aiding and abetting murder.

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