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Victim of homophobic attack dies

A Merseyside man who was critically injured in what police have described as a homophobic hate attack has died.

Michael Causer, 18, was attacked on Tarbock Road in Huyton on 25 July.

He suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Whiston Hospital before being transferred to Walton neurology centre where he underwent surgery.

Two Huyton men aged 19 and 18 have been charged with grievous bodily harm. A 19-year-old man from Huyton has been charged with witness intimidation.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the attack, which happened at about 1100 BST, to get in touch.


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