Continued appeal for information in connection with murder investigation in Anfield
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Detectives investigating the murder of 53-year-old Leroy Venner in Anfield last week are continuing their appeal for information.
At around 3pm on Wednesday 27 July, police were called to a house on Belmont Drive following a report that Mr Venner had been found with head injuries.
Emergency services attended and he was taken to hospital where he sadly passed away.
His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.
A Home Office post mortem has taken place and confirmed the cause of his death as head injuries.
Two men, aged 60 and 43, arrested on suspicion of murder, were questioned by police and have now been bailed with conditions.
A police investigation into the incident is ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact police.
Detective Chief Inspector Mike Dalton said: “Our officers are continuing to investigate the tragic death of Leroy Venner and we have been carrying out extensive enquiries to establish what happened on Wednesday afternoon. Although we have made two arrests, these enquiries remain ongoing,
“I would appeal to anyone who was in the Belmont Drive area between 2pm and 3pm on Wednesday to please get in touch with us and let us know if they saw anything or anyone suspicious.
“Similarly if you were driving in the West Derby Road area during that time and have dashcam footage, please review it and contact us if you see anything significant.
“Whether you come forward to us directly or anonymously, through Crimestoppers, please get in touch as soon as possible. All information you hold could be vital to our enquiries to help us remove the person responsible from our streets.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information which could help us with our inquiries, is asked to DM @MerPolCC, message ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook’ or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 with reference 22000541869.
You can also pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Alternatively, you can report via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information-online/