The family of a man who was murdered in Altrincham Town Centre has paid tribute to him.
At around 2.40am on December 22, police were called to reports of a group of 10 men fighting outside a bar on The Causeway in Altrincham.
On attendance, police found a man, who has since been formally identified as 32-year-old Christopher Thompson from Stockport, with serious head injuries, he was taken to hospital where he sadly died.
Officers launched a murder investigation and two men have been charged with his murder.
Paying tribute to him, Chris family said: “Chris was a larger than life character who lit up a room when he walked into it.
“He was fun to be around and was genuinely one in a million.
“Chris was a son, husband, daddy, brother and uncle and there are no words adequate enough to express how much he loves and was loved in return by his family and friends.
“Chris lived for his family and worked hard to provide for his wife and baby son and was never happier than when he was spending time with them.
“Chris’ death, under such tragic circumstances, has had a devastating effect on all who knew him and he will leave a void that can never be filled.”
Chris’ family would like to express their thanks and gratitude for all the kind words and thoughts given at this sad time.
They said the support has been overwhelming and gives credit to how loved Chris was.