Restaurant manager dies following bill dispute

09 December 2013 by
Restaurant manager dies following bill dispute

A Manchester restaurant manager has died following a dispute with a customer over a bill.

Police said that the man in his 40s collapsed following the incident in Akbar's Indian restaurant in Liverpool Road in the centre of the city on Friday evening.

He was confirmed dead in hospital and police said that inquiries are ongoing to establish how he died, according to the BBC.

A 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault.

UPDATE 10:15am Monday 9 December: Manchester Police have confirmed that the 37-year-old man who was arrested has now been bailed until January, pending further investigation. The deceased's cause of death is still officially unascertained although some local newspapers have reported the 45-year old may have suffered a heart attack.

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