Ninth man charged with the murder of Michael Toohey
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A ninth man has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Michael Toohey in Liverpool city centre in April this year.
Michael, of Oil Street, Liverpool sadly passed away following an assault at an internet café on London Road on Saturday 16 April.
Today, Thursday 11 August, Steven McInerney, 33, of no fixed address, was charged with Michael’s murder. McInerney was arrested on Monday 16 May and bailed with conditions.
He has now been remanded into custody and will appear before Wirral Magistrates Court tomorrow, Friday 12 August.
A 14-year-old and 15-year-old previously arrested and bailed with conditions have now been released under investigation.
A total of nine people have now been charged with Michael’s murder.
The people previously charged are: Jack Knox, aged 19, of Oakdale Close, Kirkby David Shelley, aged 25, of Chiltern Drive, Kirkby, Callum Hewell, aged 21, of Stratton Road, Kirkby Matthew Wynn, aged 25, of Mosslawn Road, Kirkby Michael Williams, 24 years, of Carlake Grove Anthony Williams, 31, of Hillbrook Drive, Walton Keiron Williams, 28 years, of no fixed abode A 14-year-old male
A total of 15 people have been arrested in connection with Michael's murder so far and our investigation continues. Anyone with information on this incident can contact @MerPolCC, 101 or @CrimestoppersUK, anonymously on 0800 555 111 with reference 22000261976.
Anyone with any footage, can upload this to be viewed by police via the following link to the NICE website https://unitedkingdom1cpp-portal.digital-policing.co.uk/merseyside/appeal/assistance-required-in-relation-to-an-incident-on-london-road