Category Archives: murder

Five men arrested over attempted murder in a Skelmersdale

Three more men have been arrested by detectives investigating an attempted murder in Skelmersdale. Police were called around 1am on Thursday September 26 by the Ambulance Service after reports of a fire at a property in Waverley. Officers attended and a 48-year-old man was found at the scene with serious burns. He was taken to hospital and remains in a

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Police launch attempted murder inquiry after man set on fire in Skem

Detectives have launched an attempted murder enquiry after a man was set on fire in Skelmersdale. We were called around 1am on Thursday, Sept 26th by the Ambulance Service after reports of a fire at a property in Waverley in the town. The 48-year-old occupant of the address was found at the scene with serious burns and taken to hospital.

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Teenager pleads not guilty to murder in Parbold of Alex Davies

A teenager from Chorley has pleaded not guilty to murder following the death of 18-year-old Alex Davies in Parbold in May 2019. Police said that Alex, from Skelmersdale, had been stabbed and suffocated when his body was found in woodlands by a dog walker on Parbold Hill in May. The defendant, who cannot be named because of his age, entered

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Police launch murder investigation after kidnapped and tortured man found in West Lancs

Detectives in West Midlands have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man three months after he was kidnapped from his Birmingham home, tortured and found in West Lancashire. CCTV released by West Midlands Police Polish national Tomasz Samel, aged 45, was taken from his home on Raleigh Close, Handsworth, in a white van by men police are now

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Teenager appears in Crown Court charged with the murder of Alex Davies

A 17-year-old from Chorley who has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Alex Davies, has appeared in Crown Court for the first time. The teenage boy who cannot be named for legal reasons, did not apply for bail during a 10-minute hearing at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday May 8th. Alex’s body was found in woodlands on Parbold Hill

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Parbold murder victim Alex Davies fund over £3000

A fund to help the parents of murdered teenager Alex Davies, who was found murdered in a wooded area near Parbold Hill on Wednesday 1st May has past £3000 The fund was set to £500 but is now over £3300. If you would like to donate, please go to https://www.facebook.com/donate/1285822428233179/?fundraiser_source=external_url While formal identification has yet to be carried out, the

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Fund for murdered teenager Alex Davies receives over £2,000

A Burscough resident has set up a fund to help the parents of murdered teenager Alex Davies, who was found murdered in a wooded area near Parbold Hill on Wednesday 1st May. The fund was set to £500 but is now over £2000. If you would like to donate, please go to https://www.facebook.com/donate/1285822428233179/?fundraiser_source=external_url While formal identification has yet to be

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