Boy, 14, charged with murder of Connor Dockerty

Barney Davis
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<p>Connor Dockerty</p> (Merseyside Police)

Connor Dockerty

(Merseyside Police)

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a man outside a shopping parade in Merseyside.

Connor Dockerty, 23, was stabbed multiple times in his chest after being knocked from his bike in Kingsway, Huyton at around 8pm on April 19.

Connor was taken to hospital by paramedics where he sadly died. Three teenage boys and a girl were arrested and taken into custody for questioning.

A 14-year-old male has been charged with murder, and remanded in custody to appear at Liverpool and Knowsley Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.

A 15-year-old male and a 15-year-old female arrested on suspicion of murder have both been released on conditional bail.

A 15-year-old male arrested on suspicion of murder has been released with no further action.

An investigation is ongoing and detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone who has any information to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Siobhan Gainer said: "Extensive enquiries continue and I want to ask again for any witnesses to the incident who have yet to come forward to do so. We also need to speak to anyone who may have seen a red mountain bike with black wheels being ridden in the area at the time of the offence.

“Anyone with CCTV, dashcam or video/mobile footage from the Kingsway or Liverpool Road area at around 8pm on Monday night could also hold vital information, so please get in touch.”

Anyone with information can also DM @MerPolCC on Twitter, call 101, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting log 1004 of 19 April.

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