Two men arrested on suspicion of murder


Two men arrested on suspicion of murder

by Danielle Thompson (April 2021)

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of murder in Southport.

At around 4.50pm on Thursday, April 22, emergency services were called out to Eastbourne Road where the body of a man, aged 32, was found. The victim’s next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

A 23-year-old man and a 32-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Officers remain at the scene while forensic and witness enquiries are carried out.

Detective Chief Inspector Simon Vaughan said: “An investigation is underway following this tragic incident and we are keen to speak to anyone with information which could assist our enquiries.

“If you were in the area this evening, saw or heard any suspicious behaviour, or have any CCTV or dashcam footage, please come forward. Any information, no matter how small, could prove vital to our investigation."

If you have any information, or live locally and saw or heard anything, please contact @MerPolCC, 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 0733 of 22 April.

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