Merseyside Police

Man On Murder Charges After Three Found Dead At John Lennon Flat In Toxteth

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK

A man has been charged with three murders after the bodies of a woman and two children were discovered at John Lennon’s former home. Sami Salem, 30,...

Man Held On Suspicion Of Murder After Woman And Two Children's Bodies Found At Flat

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies of a woman and two children were discovered in a flat. Merseyside Police l...

Moors Murderer Ian Brady’s Body Released From Police Guard

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

The body of Moors Murderer Ian Brady has been released after it was confirmed his ashes will not be scattered on Saddleworth Moor. The remains of th...

Murder Probe As Police Reopen Search For Man Who Went Missing 24 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK

Specialist search officers from Merseyside Police are examining an area of land on the Wirral as part of an investigation in to the disappearance of a...

Two Arrested Over The Escape Of Murderer Shaun Walmsley

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK

Two people have been arrested in connection with the daring escape of murderer Shaun Walmsley. Merseyside Police arrested a 27-year-old man and a 26-y...

Manhunt For Escaped Killer Escalates After Officers Ambushed During Hospital Visit

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK

An international manhunt is now underway for a murderer who escaped custody during a hospital visit conducted with “woefully inadequate escort arran...

Convicted Murderer Freed By Gun-Wielding Gang While Visiting Hospital In Taxi

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Merseyside Police are hunting convicted murderer Shaun Walmsley, 28, after two armed men helped him escape custody while on a hospital visit in Liverp...

M53 Closed After Body Found On Central Reservation

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK

The M53 in Wirral remains closed after the discovery of a man’s body on the central reservation between junctions 2 and 3. The motorway was closed o...

'Buried Alive' Murder Case Of Two Boys Re-Opened After 36 Years

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.10.2016 | UK

The unsolved murder case of two 11-year-old boys found beaten and dying on a rubbish dump is to be reopened 36 years later. New evidence and potential...

Man Charged With Double Murder After Mother And Daughter Found Dead At Home

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK

A man has been charged with the murder of his ex-partner and her daughter in their home in Liverpool. Anthony Showers, 42, has been accused of killing...

Man Arrested After Two Women's Bodies Found In Liverpool House

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK

Detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after two women were found dead in a house in Liverpool. A 42-year-old man from Anfield is in po...

Could the Presence of Merseyside Police Football Spotters Have Prevented Tragedy at Hillsborough?

Chris Hobbs | Posted 29.04.2017 | UK
Chris Hobbs

We will of course never know whether the presence of experienced Merseyside football spotters would have resulted in those officers being able to alert the match commander of potential impending disaster

Woman Arrested After Shocking Footage Emerges Of A Bouncer Being Racially Abused

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK

A woman has been arrested after a video was posted online of a bouncer being racially abused in Liverpool city centre. The 21-year-old woman from t...

16-Year-Old Shot Boy Dead In Liverpool

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK

A 16-year-old boy has been shot dead on a Liverpool towpath, police have said. Merseyside Police were called to reports of a shooting on a towpath ...

Police Endure Tragedy, Violence and Uncertainty Amidst the Hypocrisy and Contempt of May and Cameron

Chris Hobbs | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK
Chris Hobbs

Whatever merits that may have been perceived in Theresa May's speech, the assertion that the policing front line has been 'preserved' is arrant nonsense. The dramatic reduction in both mounted and dog units is huge blow to those on the front line as is the reduction in helicopter cover.

Liverpool Falls Silent In Fog To Remember Pc Killed In Hit And Run

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK

Hundreds of people have paid their last respects at the funeral of Pc Dave Phillips, who was killed in a hit-and-run. The congregation stood as the...

Police Apologise And launch Investigation After 'Joining In On Rape Joke'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.11.2015 | UK

Merseyside Police have launched an investigation and issued an apology after taking part in an "inappropriate" twitter exchange about rape. The inc...

Teen 'Apologises To Family Of Police Officer Killed By His Driving'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK

A teenager has accepted his driving caused the death of Pc Dave Phillips and has "extended his apologies" to the officer's young family, his solicitor...

Police Officer's Family Say His Death 'Made It Hard To Breathe'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK

The family of police officer David Phillips, who was killed on duty have said losing him has made it “hard to breathe” in an emotional tribute. ...

Police Officer Mown Down By Stolen Vehicle 'Didn't Stand A Chance'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

A police officer mown down as he tried to stop a speeding stolen pick-up truck died from internal injuries, a post-mortem examination has found. Pc...

Murder Investigation Launched After Policeman Run Over

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK

The first pictures have emerged of a police officer who was run over and killed during a car chase. Police have launched a murder investigation aft...

How the Murder of a Dedicated, Compassionate Police Constable Inches British Policing Toward the Abyss

Chris Hobbs | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK
Chris Hobbs

At this moment in time UK officers have to contend with the fact that the edifice of British policing is rapidly crumbling, eroded by both cutbacks and politically expedient bile... The death of Neil Doyle will place a further dent in police morale yet of course it is still 'business as usual' as far as devastated but committed Merseyside police officers are concerned.

Man Arrested For Police Officer 'Murder'

PA | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK

Detectives investigating the death of off-duty police constable Neil Doyle have arrested a man on suspicion of murder, Merseyside Police said. The ...

Nazi Who Plotted Mosque Bombings Jailed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

A Nazi supporter who expressed admiration for Adolf Hitler and planned to blow up mosques with homemade explosives has been jailed for 10 years. Ia...

Tasered Woman Wearing 'Nothing But Her Shoes'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

Merseyside Police officers tasered a naked woman armed with a knife in Liverpool city centre after a disturbance in which she damaged cars early this ...