Manslaughter charge after woman's death on Douglas promenade

forensic tent outside the Palace Hotel
The 57-year-old victim was attacked outside the Palace Hotel in Douglas [BBC]

A man has been charged with manslaughter after a woman died following an "altercation" in the street.

The 57-year-old victim from Merseyside was visiting the Isle of Man when she was attacked outside the Palace Hotel on Central Promenade in Douglas at about 21:20 GMT on Friday, police said.

A man, 53, of Merseyside, is due to appear in court on Monday.

Detectives continue to appeal for witnesses.


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