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Prescot murder: Man charged

Thomas Grace
Thomas Grace
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A man has tonight been charged with the murder of a 54-year-old from Prescot.

Dale Murray, 31, of no fixed abode, was remanded in custody and is due to appear before Liverpool magistrates court tomorrow, Friday 13th October.

Earlier this evening, the family of the man who died, Thomas Grace, issued the following tribute: "Our beautiful, kind and gentle Tommy has been cruelly, savagely taken away from us. Our mum’s only son adored his children and lived for his family."

Emergency services were called to Beaconsfield in Prescot at around 9.30pm on Tuesday to reports a 54-year-old man had suffered a serious stab wound.

He was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead at 10.12pm.

Anyone with information is urged to call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 6041, the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Information can also be provided via their online form: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information-online