14/09/2005

Three sought over Anthony Walker murder

Police investigating the murder of black teenager Anthony Walker have revealed that they are seeking three other people in connection with his death.

The 18-year-old A-Level student was found dead in McGoldrick Park in Merseyside on July 29. He had been attacked with an axe.

Paul Taylor, 20 and Michael Barton, 17, have been charged with Anthony’s murder and are currently awaiting trial.

However, police have said that they believe there were five people present at the murder scene.

In a statement, Detective Chief Superintendent Peter Currie said: “The Merseyside Police believe that there were five people present at the murder scene at the relevant time. We believe that the identity of two of those people are known and we are anxious to identify the other three.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on: 0151 777 8663.

(KMcA/SP)

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