Detectives investigating murder of man in Liverpool are continuing to appeal for information

Detectives investigating the murder of an 18-year-old man in Liverpool city centre on Saturday 16 April, are continuing to appeal for information.

At around 5.50pm, emergency services were called to the area of TJ Hughes, London Road following reports that an 18-year-old man had been assaulted.

Officers found the injured man in a nearby internet café and an ambulance took the victim to hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead.

Detective Chief Inspector Terry Davies who is leading the murder investigation said, “Our enquiries into this young man’s tragic death continue. Since Saturday night staff from Merseyside Police have undertaken numerous enquiries to understand what has led up to the tragic death of this young man and those involved in the incident.

“The family of the young man are being supported by our specialist family liaison officers and are devastated at what has happened.

“From our work, we know there was a disturbance outside TJ Hughes on London Road that continued into the nearby internet café. This incident happened on a warm Saturday night in a busy area of Liverpool City Centre. We know there were a number of people stood at bus stops on London Road, walking past TJ Hughes or driving along London Road who may have witnessed this incident or a vehicle driving erratically at that time.  

“I am keen to appeal to those people to come forward so we can speak to them. Similarly, anybody who may have mobile phone footage or dashcam footage, please come forward. 

“Whether you come forward to us directly using the link below or anonymously, through Crimestoppers, please get in touch as soon as possible.”

Anyone with any footage, can upload this to be viewed by police via the following link to the NICE website https://unitedkingdom1cpp-portal.digital-policing.co.uk/merseyside/appeal/assistance-required-in-relation-to-an-incident-on-london-road

Anyone with information on this incident can contact @MerPolCC, 101 or @CrimestoppersUK, anonymously on 0800 555 111 with reference 22000261976.

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