TWO men have been arrested over the death of a taxi driver at Manchester Airport today. The pair, aged 26 and 55, are being held on suspicion of manslaughter following an assault at a car park this morning. William Brent Taylor, known to friends as Brent, is understood to have suffered a heart attack after the assault in the multi-storey near Terminal 2 at around 8.25am. The 57-year-old grandfather, from Chesterfield, Derbys, was rushed to hospital but later died. William, who worked for private hire firm A-Line Taxis, is believed to have been waiting to collect passengers when the incident unfolded. In a heartbreaking final Facebook post less than two hours before the assault, he wrote: “Just dropped off at East Midlands. “Now sat at Manchester waiting for the plain [sic] to land living the dream xx.” It is not yet known if the “altercation” erupted in a row over a fare. The cabbie’s devastated colleagues described him as an “amazing and lovely” man. A spokesman for A-Line Taxis said: “He was with the company for quite a while. “He was always up for a laugh, he was so funny. “He always helped out when he could. “He was one of the nicest… Read full this story
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