Liverpool killing: Man found with fatal stab wound in Toxteth named as Paul Morgan | UK News

Liverpool killing: Man found with fatal stab wound in Toxteth named as Paul Morgan | UK News

A man who was fatally stabbed in Liverpool has been named by police.

Paul Morgan, 39, died in hospital after he was found with a chest wound in Prince William Street in Toxteth, at 4.30pm on Saturday, Merseyside Police said.

A 21-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder is still in custody.

Police were called to Prince William Street in Toxteth. Pic: Google Maps
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Police were called to Prince William Street in Toxteth. Pic: Google Maps

A post-mortem examination will be carried out in due course, police said.

Officers believe the attack was targeted.

Detective Superintendent Dave McCaughrean said: “We are appealing for anyone who was in Prince William Street or the surrounding area, and witnessed the incident or saw any suspicious behaviour to please get in touch.

“A man has tragically lost his life and at this stage, we are treating the incident as targeted, however an investigation is now under way to establish the full circumstances.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on 101 quoting ref. 20000568640 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.



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