McDonald’s Staff Rally Round To Raise Money For Murder Victim’s Family
Wednesday 3rd August 2016 @ 17:25 by Mark Phillip
Ashton News

Bradley Moore cropped

Big hearted  Ashtonians dug deep into their pockets to raise over a thousand pounds in just a few hours for the family of Murder Victim Bradley Moore

Mr Moore, 43, was attacked near McDonald’s restaurant in the centre of Ashton on Warrington Street last Wednesday night.
He was taken to hospital but died in the early hours of the following morning.

Floral tributes have been placed around the McDonald’s in Mr Moore’s memory, following a collection by restaurant staff at pubs and businesses nearby raised £1,100.

Stephen Garside, Customer Care Assistant at McDonald’s Ashton, said: “It restores your faith in human nature.

“We went all around the town, split into two teams of two and visited the pubs and shops and they were all generous, the response was fantastic.”

Mr Moore’s family paid a touching tribute to him this week and also wanted to correct reports suggesting he was homeless.

His daughter Alex said: “My dad was a harmless man and was loved by all those who knew him.

“I will make him proud and I know he will be watching over me, my brothers, Reece and Jack, and my little sister Emma.”

His youngest sister Melanie said he had lived “a difficult life at times,” adding: “For it to be cut short so tragically is truly heart-breaking. At least he can now rest easy with his mother. May he rest in peace.”

The three teenagers charged with his murder have been remanded in secure custody.

A 12-year-old boy is one of four youths charged with murder following the death of Bradley Moore in Ashton town centre.

The 12-year-old has been remanded in the care of local authorities and a bail application was due to be heard as we went to press yesterday. All four are expected to enter pleas later this month.

Detective Inspector John Mulvihill, from Greater Manchester Police’s Major Incident Team, said: “Our investigation is on-going and I am appealing for witnesses in or around the McDonald’s on Warrington Street at around 10.30pm on Wednesday, July 27, to come forward.”

Police also want to speak to the driver of a Vauxhall Corsa who was visiting McDonald’s and parked on Warrington Street around the time of Mr Moore’s death.

Anyone who can help the police is asked to call them on 101 quoting incident number 2541 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

By Lee Wild