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Humberside police reveal new clue in Shaun Lyall murder case

Detectives hunting a Cleethorpes murder suspect say they have found a new clue to help with their investigation.

Shaun Lyall Credit: Humberside Police

Abdi Ali is wanted in connection with the death of Shaun Lyall - who was found in Syndey Street in July.

Police have now found a mobile phone used by Ali to take selfies - which show new pictures of him without his distinctive gold tooth.

Abdi Ali is wanted in connection with the death of Shaun Lyall Credit: Lincolnshire Police

There is a £5000 reward for anyone who has information about Ali's whereabouts.

This photo corroborates the information we have from our enquiries about Abdi Ali’s appearance.

"Our search for the main suspect in this murder investigation has taken us countrywide, and we have made extensive enquiries into his background, associates, and lifestyle.

"We know that Abdi Ali is a habitual drug user, and we know he has links with the Somalian communities in Sheffield and London where he has family connections.

"He also has connections in Lancashire, Merseyside, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Lincolnshire, and Cleveland.

"More lines of enquiry have opened up recently which we are pursuing in our continued search for him.

"It is clear to me that someone is helping or hiding Abdi Ali. I want to remind that person or people that in doing so they are too committing a crime.

"I want to appeal to the public not to approach Abdi Ali as he can be a dangerous man when confronted. Call the police first.

"The murder of Shaun Lyall was a heinous crime, and we have been working closely with his family and providing support to them through what has been a very difficult time.

"Any information you may have about Abdi Ali's whereabouts please pass on to us. Even if you think it might not be important, it could be crucial to us in our investigation into Shaun's murder last July."

– Detective Inspector Becky Dickinson from Humberside Police's Major Crime Team A