What Happened To Olivia Pratt korbel? Who Is Olivia Pratt Korbel Killer?
by Samina Yusuf Laila | Updated Oct 05, 2022
The Incident- Olivia Korbel
Olivia Pratt-Korbel, nine, was shot and killed on Monday, August 22, when a gunman broke into her home in Dovecot, Liverpool.
She was not the intended target, with the attacker chasing his target into the house and firing with "complete disregard" for its occupants. Despite being rushed to Alder Hey Children's Hospital by the police officers, Olivia died of her injuries in what officers described as a "shocking and appalling" crime.
What Happened To Olivia Pratt Korbel?
A gunman in dark clothing and a balaclava opens fire on two men walking down Kingsheath Avenue around 10 p.m. on Monday, August 22. Olivia's mother, Cheryl, opened her front door when she heard the shots. One of the men, identified as convicted burglar Joseph Nee, rushes up to her and pushes his way inside to flee. The unknown gunman pursues Nee, who puts his hand through the doorway as Cheryl, 46, tries to ram it shut. The gunman, armed with two firearms, opens fire on the house. A bullet passes through Cheryl's wrist and into Olivia's chest, standing directly behind her.
He fires two more shots at the man before fleeing through the front door.
The alleged gunman can be seen running along Finch Lane away from Kingsheath Avenue in CCTV footage. The man, who has been shot multiple times in the upper body, is picked up by friends in a black Audi. They take him to the hospital while the mother and daughter are injured. Olivia is taken to Alder Hey Children's Hospital by police officers, where she dies. Cheryl is taken to Aintree Hospital by paramedics and treated for her gunshot wound.
The schoolgirl's funeral was scheduled for September 15 at St Margaret Mary's Church in Dovecot. Her family had requested that mourners wear a "splash of pink" to the service.
How Many People Have Been Arrested?
In total, nine people have been arrested concerning the murder of Olivia Pratt-Korbel. On Friday, August 26, a 33-year-old Dovcot man and a 36-year-old Huyton man were arrested on suspicion of murder. Both were also detained on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder. After being bailed by police, the 36-year-old was later recalled to prison. The 33-year-old was granted bail and released.
On September 4, police arrested four men regarding Olivia's death. First, a 34-year-old Liverpool man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder. Second, a 41-year-old Knowsley man was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. Third, in the Liverpool area, a 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. Detectives were given an additional 36 hours to question the men mentioned above. Finally, a 34-year-old Liverpool man was stopped on the M42 130 miles away from the city and arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
On September 7, four men arrested by police were released on conditional bail. A 29-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of assisting one of the offender on Thursday, September 8. He is still in police custody. Police arrested an 18-year-old from West Derby on suspicion of assisting one of the offenders on Thursday, September 8. On Friday, September 9, a 37-year-old man from West Derby was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Who Is Olivia Pratt Korbel's Killer?
After appearing in court, the man charged with the murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool was remanded in custody. Thomas Cashman, 34, appeared this morning at Liverpool Magistrates' Court before the case was referred to Liverpool Crown Court for another afternoon hearing.
According to the court, the trial is expected to last four weeks, with a plea hearing on January 10. Olivia's parents, as well as police officers and more than 20 members of the media, were in court. Paul Russell, 40, of Snowberry Road in West Derby, was also charged with assisting an offender. According to the court, he was accused of assisting Cashman by driving him away from the scene and disposing of clothing. He was not granted bail and was further kept in custody to appear in Liverpool Crown Court on October 31.
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What Happened To Olivia Pratt korbel? - FAQs
Olivia was a 9 year old school going girl.
Olivia was shot by a Gun-man who tresspased into her home while following his target.
9 pleople have been detainedas susspects of being the Gun-man.
Olivia was shot in her home but later taken to the children's hospital by the police and she died in the hospital.
Olivia's funeral was on the 15th of September and her parents had resquested all the mourners to wear "A Dash Of Pink".