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Police make 11th arrest for murder of 9-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel while holding man, 37

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Police make 11th arrest for murder of 9-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel while holding 37-year-old man for aiding perpetrator

  • A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of helping the perpetrator
  • Police say he is the 11th person arrested in connection with the girl’s death
  • An 18-year-old man also arrested on suspicion of helping perpetrator on Thursday
  • Olivia Pratt-Korbel was gunned down in Dovecot, Liverpool, on Aug. 22, when a gunman chased convicted burglar Joseph Nee into her home.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel.

Merseyside police said the man from West Derby in Liverpool was arrested Friday night on suspicion of aiding an assailant.

He is now being questioned by detectives after the 11th police arrest for the murder of Olivia.

A police spokesman said: “The investigation into Olivia’s murder is ongoing and we are continuing to call on people with information to help us bring those responsible to justice.”

It comes after two arrests were made in West Derby in connection with Thursday’s murder, when police issued arrest warrants on three properties.

The teenager, also from the West Derby area of ​​the city, is in custody where he will be questioned by detectives.

He was the tenth person arrested in connection with the case, a 29-year-old who was also arrested on Thursday is still in custody.

Police searched three properties in the West Derby area on Thursday and officers arrested the 29-year-old on suspicion of aiding an assailant.

Olivia was shot at her home in Dovecot, Liverpool, on Aug. 22 when a gunman chased convicted burglar Joseph Nee inside at about 10 p.m.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel

Olivia was shot at her home in Dovecot, Liverpool, on Aug. 22, when a gunman chased convicted burglar Joseph Nee inside at about 10 p.m.

Olivia was shot at her home in Dovecot, Liverpool, on Aug. 22, when a gunman chased convicted burglar Joseph Nee inside at about 10 p.m.

The investigation into Olivia’s tragic murder is ongoing and police said they still need to build strong evidence so they can bring those responsible to justice.

The update comes after Olivia’s mother Cheryl, who was injured in the shooting, paid tribute to her “little shadow” in an emotional video filmed and released by Merseyside Police, in which she called out those responsible for her daughter’s death. to ‘record’.

She burst into tears as she described how her daughter would never stop talking, saying, “I miss that the most because I can’t hear her speak.”

The investigation into Olivia's tragic murder is ongoing and police said they still needed to build strong evidence

The investigation into Olivia’s tragic murder is ongoing and police said they still needed to build strong evidence

Olivia's mother Cheryl told her daughter's killer,

Olivia’s mother Cheryl told her daughter’s killer, “You know you’ve done something wrong, so you have to admit it.”

Father John Francis Pratt said her 'death cannot be in vain' and they want people to feel safe

Father John Francis Pratt said her ‘death cannot be in vain’ and they want people to feel safe

Joseph Nee, 35, broke into Olivia's home in Liverpool in an attempt to flee the gunman who was chasing him after her mother opened the door to see what the noises were outside

Joseph Nee, 35, broke into Olivia’s home in Liverpool in an attempt to flee the gunman who was chasing him after her mother opened the door to see what the noises were outside

In the video app, Ms. Korbel said to her daughter’s killer: “You know you’ve done something wrong, so you have to admit it. As I have taught my children, if you do something wrong, you give in.

“If anyone is hiding these guns, they have to say something, because they have to get off the streets. Nobody, nobody at all should have to go through this.’

She wore a cast on her wrist after being injured in the shooting and said the family had planned a day out and a trip to buy Olivia’s new school uniform before she died.

On Tuesday, John Francis Pratt, nine-year-old John Francis Pratt, released a heartbreaking video of the youngster enjoying the rides at a Christmas market, saying his daughter had been “cruelly snatched.”

When the family released a video of Olivia with her father at a Christmas market in Liverpool city centre, they said that ‘those responsible should know what they have done’.

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