Carl Russell Wiki -Carl Russell Biography
Prisoner Carl Russell, 27, was on day release when he was fatally shot by a cyclist as he got out of a car with his girlfriend in Liverpool in 2018.
Three people were arrested but no charges were filed. Urging anyone with information to come forward, Detective Constable Jason Pye said: “Allegiances can change.” At the time of his death, Russell was serving time at HMP Thorn Cross in Warrington, Cheshire. Police have not confirmed what crime or crimes he was in prison for. Russell was attacked in Cornwood Close, Belle Vale, at around 11:30 BST on 7 October 2018. He had survived a shooting eight years earlier. Five years later, police want to speak to a man seen cycling in the area wearing a high-visibility orange jacket. He is described as white, in his mid-twenties at the time, of medium build and wearing black under his jacket. Officers also want to trace the driver of a white Nissan Primastar van with license plate 53 and a taxi driver who may have overheard a conversation. that day about a van involved.
Carl Russell was 27 years old.
Mr Russell’s brother Chris said: “For us, the only thing that has never sat well with us is the planning shown in this murder, as only a handful of people knew that Carl would be visiting his parents’ house that Sunday morning. tomorrow. “We have never had the answers to fill in the blanks of the questions we ask ourselves every day.” Mr Russell’s mother Marie said: “My heart was ripped out that day. The emptiness and pain I feel every day. No parent should have to bury their child.” Mr Russell’s sister Rebecca said: “It has left a huge void in my life and that of my family, and I can see the devastation it has caused so much to my mum and dad.” “They have lost their love and enjoyment of life, and nothing will ever bring it back, but having some justice for my brother would help heal some of the pain.” The Crimestoppers reward will be paid for information leading to the arrest, indictment and conviction of anyone responsible for Carl’s death. The charity promises to keep the identity of informants completely confidential. Detective Ch Insp Pye said: “I want to reassure Carl’s family that Merseyside Police will not give up until those responsible are brought to justice. If anyone has any information that may assist the ongoing investigation, I urge you to come forward as a matter of urgency.”