Man, 29, arrested in connection with murder of Olivia Pratt-Korbel

Merseyside Police has today, Thursday 8 September, arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with the murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel.

Warrants were executed at three properties in the West Derby area earlier today.

The man has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and taken into custody where he will be questioned by detectives.

Searches of the three properties are continuing.

The investigation into Olivia’s murder remains ongoing and we continue to appeal for people with information to come forward to assist us in bringing those responsible to justice.

Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or contact @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111.

If you have any CCTV/dashcam/smart doorbell footage that could help police inquiries they can be uploaded on the dedicated public portal for Olivia’s murder, which will go straight through to the investigation team.

Footage can be submitted here Public Portal:

Image: Olivia Pratt-Korbel/Family handout

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