Family pay tribute to ‘generous and kind’ Gerard Hand

The family of 44-year-old Gerard Hand, who was fatally stabbed at an address on Church Walk, Bootle on Wednesday, 22 November, has paid the following tribute:

“Gerard was fun-loving and full of life. People who knew Gerard have fond memories and stories to tell.

“He was a larger-than-life character who loved to be around friends and family. Gerard was happy to share a word with anyone he met.

“Gerard was generous and kind, he would open his door to others even during the more difficult times of his life.

“Gerard didn’t deserve his life to be taken from him in this way, and will never be forgotten by the family, friends and daughter he has been taken from.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, DM @MerPolCC or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 23001172520. 

Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.

Image: Gerard Hand/Family handout

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