John Rimmer death: Man, 44, arrested on suspicion of murder
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following an attack in Rochdale.
John Rimmer, 54, died on 6 September almost a week after suffering serious head injuries.
A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody for questioning, Greater Manchester Police said.
Relatives said Mr Rimmer said he was a "kind soul" who was "loved by everyone who ever knew him".
Det Ch Insp Colin Larkin said: "This was a violent incident that has left John's family and friends devastated."
He added: "We know the answers lie within the community and I would urge anyone who has any information to do the right thing and come forward to police, so that we can give John's family the answers they deserve."