Murder weapon recovered

Detectives investigating the murder of a man from Merseyside have recovered the gun used to kill him.

Merseyside murder weapon recovered from canal

Detectives investigating the murder of a man from Merseyside have recovered the gun used to kill him Credit: Merseyside Police

Detectives investigating the murder of a man from Merseyside have recovered the gun used to kill him.

Jamie Starkey was gunned down outside his home in Fazakerley last December. He'd been released from prison after serving a sentence for shooting someone.

The weapon was found in the Leeds/Liverpool canal in June near to the Melling Stone Bridge Credit: Merseyside Police

The weapon was found in the Leeds/Liverpool canal in June near to the Melling Stone Bridge, Brewery Lane, Melling, along with mobile phones and jewellery believed to have been stolen.

Police are appealing for information.