After an argument in Liverpool city center, a 12-year-old girl was assaulted and died. Following the death of Ava White, a murder inquiry has been begun. She was slain while out with friends on Church Street on Thursday night for the annual switch-on of the Christmas tree lights. Merseyside police have detained four teenagers, one aged 13, two aged 14, and one aged 15, all from the Toxteth area of Liverpool, on suspicion of murder. Who was Ava White and what happened to her? Scroll down to know everything regarding her.
How did Ava die? What were the causes?
According to the police inquiry, the real reason for the incident is still unknown. A post-mortem will be performed by the Home Office to determine the cause of death. She was the student of Notre Dame Catholic College.
The assailants bolted along School Lane, Hanover Street, and Fleet Street. Police are urging members of the public who were in the city center to check their phones for images and video that could help them with their investigation.
Who are the parents of Ava white? Family
There is no such information about her family members. We will update each detail as soon as we get it.
In 2019, she was honored by the Peace Foundation, which was founded by Colin and Wendy Parry after their son Tim was killed in Warrington by an IRA bomb.
A 17-year-old who left a balloon at the scene described her as “loving and caring” – and said her sister had been close friends with Ava.
“She came out with her friends to enjoy herself and I think it’s just wrong that this has happened.”Ava’s Sister
Her headteacher, Peter Duffy, described her as
“an incredibly popular girl with a fantastic group of friends”.
Who are the murders or killers of Ava White?
Four teenage boys from Toxteth, aged 13 to 15, have been arrested on suspicion of her murder. The four boys, a 13-year-old, two 14-year-olds, and a 15-year-old, are still being questioned by police.
How did Ava White was found?
Shortly after the city’s Christmas lights were turned on, officers discovered Ava unconscious on the ground in Church Alley.
According to police, she was receiving first aid from a member of the public who had witnessed the incident.
Where did the police take Ava after she was found?
She was sent to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital with serious injuries, but she died shortly after.
“We believe that Ava and her friends had been involved in a verbal argument which culminated in Ava being assaulted causing catastrophic injuries,” Assistant Chief Constable Jon Roy said.
“And we understand that the offenders were then seen to run up School Lane across Hanover Street and on to Fleet Street.”
What did the police said on murdering of Liverpool daughter?
Assistant Chief Constable Jon Roy said: “Our thoughts and condolences go out to Ava’s family, who are being supported by specialist family liaison officers.
“Their world has been torn apart and no parent should ever have to face that knock on the door from police officers to say that their child has died.
“And we understand that the offenders were then seen to run up School Lane across Hanover Street and on to Fleet Street.
“We have arrested four males, one aged 13 years, two aged 14 years and one aged 15 from Toxteth, on suspicion of murder and they are currently being interviewed at police stations on Merseyside.
“Liverpool City Centre was very busy at the time of the incident as the lights on the Christmas tree on Church Street had been officially switched on a short while earlier and we would appeal to anyone who was on Church Street who saw the incident, or may even have captured it on their mobile phone, to come forward.”
“We believe that Ava and her friends had been involved in a verbal argument which culminated in Ava being assaulted causing catastrophic injuries.
What do we understand by Catastrophic injuries?
A severe injury to the spine, spinal cord, or brain is described as catastrophic damage to the spine, spinal cord, or brain, as well as skull or spinal fractures. This is a subset of the legal definition for catastrophic injury, which is based on the definition provided by the American Medical Association.