Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Toxteth have arrested a man tonight, Friday 29 March.
The 28-year-old man from Toxteth was arrested on suspicion of murder and has been taken to a police station for questioning.
We can now also officially confirm the name of the victim as 29-year-old Hassan Ahmed Mohamoud from Toxteth.
Officers were called to Bentley Road at around 1.35pm on Thursday (28 March) to reports that a man had been stabbed in the neck.
Emergency services attended and the victim was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.
We are continuing to appeal to anyone with information or who witnessed the incident to come forward and tell us what you know.
You can get in touch via @MerPolCC, ring 101 quoting reference 19100140790 or speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.