Person arrested in connection with Olivia Pratt-Korbel case

Merseyside Police has arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel.

The man, who is from the West Derby area was arrested last night (Thursday 8 September) on suspicion of assisting an offender.

He is the eighth person to be arrested in connection with the case.

He is currently in custody where he will be questioned by detectives.

A 29-year-old man arrested in connection with the investigation yesterday remains in custody.

The investigation into Olivia’s murder remains ongoing and police continue to appeal for people with information to come forward to assist them in bringing those responsible to justice.

Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or contact @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111.

If you have any CCTV/dashcam/smart doorbell footage that could help with inquiries they can be uploaded on the dedicated public portal for Olivia’s murder, which will go straight through to the investigation team. Footage can be submitted via the Public Portal:

Image: Olivia Pratt-Korbel/Family handout

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