Appeal for witnesses in Connor Dockerty murder
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Detectives investigating the murder of 23 year-old Connor Dockerty in Huyton last month are appealing for two potential witnesses to come forward.
At around 8pm on Monday 19 April emergency services were called to Kingsway after reports Connor had received stab wounds to his chest. He was taken to hospital where he sadly died.
Officers investigating his death would like to speak to two men who are believed to have left a shop, Gentwoods News, also on Kingsway, at around 8pm that night.
One of the men was wearing a distinctive black and yellow Moschino T-shirt and had tattoos on his arms. Both men were stood outside the shop when the incident occurred and it is believed they may have witnessed the incident.
Detective Chief Inspector Siobhan Gainer said: “I would like to stress that there is no suggestion that these men were in anyway involved in the incident but we would like to speak to them as we believe they could help with our investigation.
“I would encourage them to come forward to speak to detectives as soon as possible as their information could be vital to our enquiries.
“This has obviously been a traumatic time for Connor’s family and friends and we have been pursuing a number of lines of enquiry since his death in order that we can bring whoever is responsible to justice.”
Anyone with information can DM @MerPolCC on Twitter, call 101, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 21000249425.
Anyone who would like to upload CCTV or mobile phone footage to help with our investigation can use our Major Incident Portal by clicking on 'Merseyside Police' and the 'Kingsway murder Huyton' icon. They can also message us in confidence via the portal: Public Portal (mipp.police.uk)
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