Three more arrests in connection with Peter Hale murder

Detectives have arrested three more people in connection with the murder of Peter Hale in Old Swan last month.

At around 4.30pm on Monday, 29 January, it was reported that a man entered a flat on Haslingden Close and shot Peter, 50, who subsequently died in hospital.

On 15 February, a 38-year-old man from Garston was arrested on suspicion of Assisting an offender and Possession with intent to supply Class A and Class B drugs. He remains in custody at the time of writing.

Earlier this week, a 49-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman, both from Garston, were arrested on suspicion of Assisting an offender. Both have been conditionally bailed pending further enquiries.

Shay Walker, 25, of Stoneycroft, has previously been charged with murder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

Detective Chief Inspector Jason Pye said, “Although we have made further arrests, our investigation is very much ongoing so we are still appealing for anyone with information about this incident to please get in touch.” 

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook quoting reference 24000128746.

You can also use the following link to send any footage: https://unitedkingdom1cpp-portal.digital-policing.co.uk/merseyside/appeal/appeal-for-information-relating-to-shooting-on-haslingden-close-old-swan 

Image: Peter Hale/Family handout

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