A man who was arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a man in Timperley on Sunday has been detained under the Mental Health Act.
Police found a man in his 80s with critical injuries at a property on Riddings Road on Sunday afternoon.
He was taken to hospital but died a short time later.
A 50-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into custody.
In an update this morning, a spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said the man had been detained under the Mental Health Act.