Two men arrested on suspicion of murder of Ashley Dale

Yesterday, detectives arrested two men in connection with the murder of Ashley Dale in Old Swan last August.

Two men, aged 40 and 28 and from the Huyton area, were arrested on suspicion of 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 the Merseyside Police investigation team through their online portal ( ) This will make sure that your information is received and acted on as quickly as possible by detectives.

You can also contact 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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