Woman found guilty of murder of Kasey Anderson

A woman has been found guilty of the murder of Kasey Anderson following an incident of domestic violence in Croxteth earlier this year.

Natalie Bennett (pictured above), 47, of Carr Lane East, was found guilty by a jury today, Wednesday 4 October, at Liverpool Crown Court.

Kasey (pictured below), aged 24, from Croxteth, was stabbed at around 6.30pm on Carr Lane East on Saturday 12 March.

Despite being taken to hospital with injuries to his chest and leg, Kasey sadly passed away in hospital on Friday 31 March.

Following an investigation, detectives were able to prove that Bennett used a knife to stab her boyfriend Kasey following a domestic incident.

Detective Inspector Ben Wayment said, “This was a vicious and calculated attack by Bennett that sadly resulted in the death of a young man.

“Our thoughts remain with Kasey’s family at this time and we hope this conviction brings them some comfort.”

Bennett will be sentenced on Friday 10 November.

If you have any non-urgent information on domestic abuse – if you are a victim or believe someone you know is a victim – you can contact Merseyside Police by direct message @MerPolCC on Twitter, ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook or contact @CrimestoppersUK, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you are in immediate danger, always call 999. If you ring 999 and are not in a safe position to speak to us then cough, or tap, the phone and press 55, when prompted. This will alert the operator that you need assistance and we will provide support.

You can report online domestic abuse to us online Report domestic abuse | Merseyside Police  and someone will get back to you, via your specified method, within 24 hours.

Further support can also be found at these agencies:

Paul Lavelle Foundation – info@paullavellefoundation.co.uk  0151 651 3777 – Support Line
Refuge (includes information for men) | refuge.org.uk | 0808 200 0247 (24 hours)
National Domestic Violence helpline on 0808 200 0247(24 hours)
Women’s Aid | womensaid.org.uk | 0808 200 0247 (24 hours)  I need help – information and support on domestic abuse (womensaid.org.uk)

Visit this website for more information Advice about domestic abuse | Merseyside Police 

Lead image: Natalie Bennett/Merseyside Police

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