Man charged in Leasowe murder case

Merseyside Police have tonight, Thursday 4 February, charged a 45 year-old man with the murder of 54 year-old Helen Joy.

A police statement says. “Helen’s body was discovered at a property in Twickenham Drive, Leasowe on Monday 1 February.

“Kevin Ashton, also of Twickenham Drive, was tonight charged with her murder.

“He has been remanded into custody to appear at Wirral magistrates court tomorrow, Friday 5 February.”

Helen Joy

In an earlier version of this article, Merseyside Police released the name of the arrested man. The earlier name was incorrect and Merseyside Police have now corrected this. This article now shows the correct name and not the incorrect name supplied earlier.