Man charged with murder following fatal stabbing in Kirkby
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We have charged a 32 year-old man with murder following a fatal stabbing in Kirkby.
Jamie Dempsey, of Brechin Road, Kirkby, was charged following an incident outside the Brambles pub in Kirkby on Monday, 22nd August.
Karen Dempsey, 55, who is also from the Kirkby area, was found in the pub car park with a stab wound to the chest.
She was taken to hospital but later died.
Jamie Dempsey was also charged with possession of a bladed article, s18 wounding with intent and affray.
He has been remanded into custody to appear at Merseyside Domestic Violence remand court tomorrow, Thursday 25th August.
A 38-year-old man arrested at the scene on suspicion of affray and s18 wounding is being questioned by police.
Anyone with information about where knives are being stored and who is carrying them is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’. You can also call 101, 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.