Man Shot Dead In Merseyside Was Dad Of Six

12th February 2019

A man who was shot dead as he waited to pick up his daughter from a dance class was a "doting" father to six children.

Police believe Liverpool fan James Taylor, 34, was killed in a "targeted attack" and found in Holy Cross Close last Thursday.

His family - who called him Jay - said he was a "kind, selfless and caring family man" as well as a "loving husband, son and brother".

Three men - aged 24, 31 and 35 - have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The trio have been since released while Merseyside Police continue to investigate Mr Taylor's death.

His family said in a statement: "Although he was a proud supporter of Liverpool Football Club, his life really did revolve around his children - four girls and two boys - his wife and wider family.

"Jay died doing what he did best, being a devoted father and sadly they will now have to grow up without him in their lives."

The investigation in to Mr Taylor's death is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to continue to come forward quoting crime ref: 19100038615. 


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