Second man arrested on suspicion of murdering Liverpool girl Olivia Pratt-Korbel

A second man has been arrested by armed police on suspicion of the murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool. The 33-year-old, from Dovecot, was also arrested on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder.

He was arrested by armed officers on Lunsford Road in Huyton, Liverpool, on Friday afternoon. Merseyside police said the man has been taken to a police station where he will be questioned by detectives.

A police spokesperson said: “The investigation into Olivia’s tragic murder is ongoing and we still need to build up a strong evidential picture so that we can bring those responsible to justice.

“Anyone with information is asked to DM MerPolCC or contact CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111.”

On Thursday night police arrested a 36-year-old man they suspect of being the gunman who shot Olivia. She was shot on Monday night by a masked gunman who burst into her family home while chasing another man in the Dovecot area of Liverpool.

An earlier police statement said: “A…

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This article was written by Mark Brown, Robyn Vinter and Nadeem Badshah and originally published on