A fourth person has been arrested in relation to the killing of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel.

The most recent arrest was made on Sunday (September 4), around 130 miles from where the shooting happened near Leamington-Spa, Warwickshire, while the car the man was driving has been seized.

He is reported to be 34-years-old and has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, the LiverpoolEcho reports.

Within a 24-hour period, police have laid their hands on a total of four people as the investigation into the unthinkable killing gains pace.

Olivia was slain when suspected gangland violence spilt over into an innocent family home.

A 29-year-old man, from Liverpool, and a 41-year-old man, from Knowsley, have also been arrested in suspicion of assisting an offender.

Meanwhile, near Runcorn, a 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

Detective Chief Superintendent and Head of Investigations, Mark Kameen, said: "I continue to urge anyone who has information that can help our investigation into Olivia’s tragic murder to please come forward so we can bring those responsible to justice.

"A number of people have been arrested in respect of this investigation. However, we still need the public’s help in ensuring that we can build a strong evidential picture so justice is served for Olivia and her family.

"With this, I appeal for those who may have information, no matter how small, that could continue to help our inquiries to contact us directly or anonymously and we will do the rest.

"The investigation into Olivia's tragic murder is ongoing and we still need to build up a strong evidential picture so that we can bring those responsible to justice. Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or contact @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111.

"If you have any CCTV/dashcam/smart doorbell footage that could help our inquiries they can be downloaded on the dedicated public portal for Olivia's murder, which will go straight through to the investigation team. Footage can be submitted here Public Portal (mipp.police.uk)."

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