Third man charged in connection with Ashley Dale murder

Detectives have charged a third man in connection with the murder of Ashley Dale in Old Swan last August.

Kallum Radford, 25, of no fixed abode, has today (Tuesday 31 January) been charged with assisting an offender.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Wirral Magistrates Court tomorrow (Wednesday 1 February).

Two other men, James Witham, 40, of Huyton and Joseph Peers, 28, of Roby, have been charged with murder and possession of a firearm with intent.

At around 12.40am on Sunday, 21 August 2022, officers were called to an address in Leinster Road following reports of concern for a woman at the property. Emergency services attended and found Ashley in the rear garden with a gunshot wound to her body. Ashley was taken to hospital but sadly died a short time later.

If you haven’t already come forward with information, please pass this directly to our investigation team through our online portal: This will make sure that your information is received and acted on as quickly as possible by detectives.

You can also contact Merseyside Police via social media @MerPolCC or call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 22000615873.

Image: Ashley Dale/Family handout

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