Man charged with murder following incident in West Derby

Merseyside Police has confirmed that a man has sadly died following an incident in West Derby last month.

At around 1am on Wednesday 24 January, Paul Lavery, 58, was taken to hospital after he was found outside a property on Eaton Road with a serious head injury. He has since passed away in hospital.

Paul’s family are being supported by specialist officers while our enquiries continue.

Liam Anthony Elms, 40, of Huyton was previously charged with attempted murder, criminal damage, assaulting an emergency worker and resisting arrest.

Elms has now been charged with murder.

He remains in custody and will next appear at Liverpool Crown Court on Wednesday, 21 February.

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