Second Anniversary Appeal After Man Shot Dead In Merseyside

2nd December 2014

Merseyside Police is reappealing for information on the second anniversary of the murder of 21-year-old Jamie Starkey in Fazakerley on 2 December 2012.

Jamie Starkey was shot on Higher Lane by a lone male, in dark clothing, shortly before 8pm on Sunday, 2 December 2012. The gunman approached Jamie as he was stood by his car outside his home address. He then shot Jamie and ran off towards the playing fields.

A post-mortem established Mr Starkey died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

Since the murder a total of five men have been arrested and questioned as part of this investigation and the weapon used to kill Mr Starkey has been recovered.

Detective Chief Inspector Alyson O'Donnell, said: "It has now been two years since Jamie was murdered and I am taking this opportunity to appeal once again to the community for their help with the investigation.

"Jamie's family have been deeply affected by his loss and are trying to face up to another Christmas without their son and brother. The message is clear, we are determined to find the person, or people, responsible for this. Someone out there knows who did this and can help them find some closure. It's not too late to search your conscience and come forward now. We firmly believe that the answers lie within the local community.

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