Man charged with murder of Leroy Venner in Anfield in July

Detectives investigating the murder of Leroy Venner in Anfield in July have charged a man.

At around 3pm on Wednesday 27 July, police were called to a house on Belmont Drive following a report that Mr Venner had been found with head injuries. Emergency services attended and he was taken to hospital where he sadly passed away.

Kevin Spaine, 43, of no fixed abode, has now been charged with murder. He will appear at Wirral Adult Remand Court this morning, Wednesday 31 August.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information which could help police with their inquiries, is asked to DM @MerPolCC, message ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook’ or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 with reference 22000541869.

You can also pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Alternatively, you can report via their online form at:

Image: Leroy Venner – Family handout

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