Old Swan murder arrest made as man found stabbed to death in street

A woman who was found with multiple stab wounds in a nearby house has been arrested by police.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found stabbed to death in the street in Old Swan.

The 39-year-old man, from Knotty Ash, was discovered at around 8:55pm in Rock Grove and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A 25-year-old woman, who was found with stab wounds in a house on the same street, has been arrested by police after being treated in hospital. She is now in police custody.

A general view of Rock Grove, Old Swan, Liverpool. Image: Google

In a statement, Merseyside Police said the investigation is still in the very early stages and detectives are keeping an open mind.

CCTV and house-to-house inquiries are being conducted in the Rock Grove area.

Chief Inspector Jim Wilde said: “This was a tragic incident in which a man has sadly lost his life.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area of Rock Grove between 8.30pm and 9pm to please get in touch. You may have seen or heard something suspicious which has led to this tragic incident.

“It is vital that people with information, no matter how small, to please contact us as it might be vital to the investigation.”

How to contact police

Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC on Twitter, call 101, quoting log 1068 of 14 March.

You can also pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or contact them via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.