Appeal for information after Ashley Dale's murder in Liverpool

The family of a council worker who was fatally shot in Liverpool have vowed to get justice for her on what would have been her 29th birthday.

Ashley Dale was found with a gunshot wound in the back garden of her home in Old Swan, Liverpool, on August 21.

A around 12.40am and fired multiple shots ‘indiscriminately’. 

At least one round hit Ms Dale in the abdomen. She was spotted slumped in her garden by a neighbour who alerted authorities. 

Environmental health officer Ashely Dale, 28, pictured, was shot at her home in Old Swan, Liverpool on August 21

Environmental health officer Ashely Dale, 28, pictured, was shot at her home in Old Swan, Liverpool on August 21

A gunman forced his way into the house and began firing indiscriminately. Detectives do not believe Ms Dale was the intended target

A gunman forced his way into the house and began firing indiscriminately.

Detectives do not believe Ms Dale was the intended target

The environmental health officer for Knowsley Council is of the killing, which was one of three fatal shootings in Liverpool within a week.

Police had of the car believed to have been used by the killer. 

During Ms Dale’s funeral in September at the Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool,  

Ms Dale was one of three shooting victims in Liverpool on the week she died.

The other victims were 22-year-old mechanic Sam Rimmer and читайте тут nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel. 

An inquest into the three deaths was adjourned on August 30 with.  

On Wednesday, her family issued a statement which said: ‘Ashley’s family would like to emphasise the devastating effects gun crime has had on our family.

‘On what would have been Ashley’s 29th birthday, her loss is beyond words, the family have been torn apart and life can never be ‘normal’ again.

‘Her birthday being so close to Christmas made this time of year so special, but without her Christmas is going to be unbearable.

‘Life has become a living nightmare for Ashley’s parents, siblings and family.

‘Her loving, kind and articulate nature showed through with the number of friends she had.

We couldn’t have been more proud of Ashley.

‘A huge hole has been left, life will never be the same again.

‘We miss you Ash with all our hearts, and vow that justice for “Our Ash” will be served.’

Ms Dale's family have launched a new appeal for information on what would have been the civil servant's 29th birthday

Ms Dale’s family have launched a new appeal for information on what would have been the civil servant’s 29th birthday

Fifteen arrests have been made in connection with Ms Dale’s murder and all of those people remain on conditional bail or under investigation, a spokesman for Merseyside Police said.

Detective Chief Inspector Cath Cummings added: ‘We know that today will be an extremely difficult time for Ashley’s family and friends, as they continue to come to terms with her sudden and tragic passing.

‘We share their determination to see justice served, and to that end our investigation team continues to make progress.

‘Detectives review all new information received on Ashley’s murder as a high priority, so please don’t assume what you know is already known to us.

‘The smallest detail, image, footage or description could prove pivotal to our inquiries, so let us make that assessment.

Please continue to come forward and we will keep everyone updated with any developments as we have them.’

Any information can be submitted through an online portal at mipp.police.uk or by calling police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 22000615873.