Murder investigation following Huyton stabbing

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a fatal stabbing in Huyton this morning, Sunday 19 December.

At around 6.30am, emergency services were called to Princess Drive after reports a man had received a stab wound to his chest. 

North West Ambulance Service attended and the man was taken to hospital where he sadly died. 

Princess Drive and Aspes Road in Huyton are both currently closed as crime scene investigators carry out forensic examinations at the scene. House-to-house inquiries are being conducted in the area.

Detective Superintendent Stephen Reardon said, “An investigation is now underway which we’re currently in the very early stages of however it is vital that anyone with information that could assist our enquiries gets in touch.

“This was a tragic incident in which a man has sadly lost his life. If you live in the area and witnessed the incident, or saw any suspicious behaviour this morning on Princess Drive please contact police immediately. Any information, no matter how small, may prove vital to our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC on Twitter, call 101, quoting log 293 of 19 December.

You can also pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or contact them via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.

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