Man charged with murder of Elle Edwards

Last night, Thursday 12 January, Merseyside Police detectives charged a man with the murder of Elle Edwards in Wallasey on Christmas Eve.

Connor Chapman, 22, of Houghton Road, Woodchurch has also been charged with two counts of attempted murder and three counts of unlawful and malicious wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, possession of ammunition with intent to endanger life and handling stolen goods, namely a Mercedes A Class.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Wirral Adult Remand Court today, Friday 13 January.

A 23-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Our investigation continues. Please be aware that there is a special Public Portal Public Portal ( ) where information, CCTV and dashcam and mobile phone footage can be uploaded directly to the investigation team.

Information can also be passed via 101, DM @MerPolCC or by contacting @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111, with reference 22000948723.

Image: Elle Edwards/Family handout

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