Police make fourth arrest in James Richards murder
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Police investigating the murder of James Richards in Kirkdale last week have arrested a further suspect.
Yesterday (Monday 27 September), a 38-year-old man from Liverpool was arrested on suspicion of murder. He has been taken into custody and is being questioned by police.
Three people (a 22-year-old man; a 32- year-old man and a 32-year-old woman) arrested on suspicion of murder last week have since been bailed pending further enquiries.
Extensive enquiries into the incident remain ongoing and we’d still like to hear from anyone with information, dashcam or CCTV. Please contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police Contact Centre with any information.
You can also call 101 quoting reference 21000660162 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.
A scene remains in place in Kirkdale while our investigations continue and we would like to thank the local community for their ongoing patience while we carry out our enquiries.