New CCTV of automobile seen minutes earlier than Ashley Dale shot lifeless in Liverpool

New CCTV of automobile seen minutes earlier than Ashley Dale shot lifeless in Liverpool


etectives investigating the homicide of a younger girl in Liverpool have launched CCTV footage of a automobile being pushed within the space shortly earlier than she was gunned down.

Ashley Dale, 28, was shot within the again backyard of a home within the Outdated Swan district early on Sunday morning.

It’s believed that Ms Dale, who labored within the environmental well being staff at Knowsley Council, was not the supposed sufferer.

Her household condemned the killing as a “mindless crime” as police made house-to-house inquiries within the native space.

Merseyside Police launched footage of a automobile seen being pushed into Leinster Highway at round 12.30am – roughly 10 minutes earlier than the capturing was reported.

Officers want to converse to the automobile’s driver, or any passengers, as police imagine they could have important data which might assist the investigation.

Detective Chief Inspector Cath Cummings stated: “Our officers are working round the clock to research this appalling incident which led to the tragic dying of a younger girl.

“Our enquiries thus far present {that a} automobile was pushed into Leinster Highway, not too lengthy earlier than the incident was reported to police. If it was you driving the automobile, you have been a passenger or the CCTV jogs your reminiscence about something you might need seen within the early hours of Sunday morning then please get in contact. Data you could have may very well be essential to our ongoing investigation.

“From reviewing CCTV footage within the space, we have now additionally recognized that there have been quite a few individuals on foot across the time of the incident. A boxing match had not lengthy completed and so the realm was comparatively busy with individuals on foot, going house or into city after the match.

“When you have been strolling within the space of Leinster Highway or on Prescot Highway, together with the crossroads close to the Navigator pub between 12.20am and 12.40am on Sunday morning then please tell us. You will have seen or heard one thing which might actually assist us discover these accountable.

“Equally, I’d ask taxi and supply drivers in the event that they have been driving within the space between 12.20am and 12.40am and have dashcam footage please contact us.”

In a press release launched by way of the pressure, Ms Dale’s household stated: “Ashley, our woman – our shining mild.

“Our hearts are damaged into 1,000,000 items.

“Ashley was a hard-working younger girl, who had her total life forward of her.

“She had simply been promoted at her job with Knowsley Council. She had a level and so many plans for her shiny future that had solely simply begun.

“Her chuckle, smile and vitality was infectious in any room.

“We will’t come to phrases with how this is able to occur to a defenceless girl in her own residence.

“None of this is smart and our lives won’t ever be the identical once more.

“A mindless crime that has torn a household aside. Justice must be introduced.”

Anybody with any data can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 22000615873.

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