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A 21-year-old man was found hanged at Walton prison just a fortnight after warning court staff he’d take his own life if he was locked up again.

Sam Molyneux was found in his cell at HMP Liverpool on April 1, 2016, and despite efforts by prison staff and paramedics to resuscitate him, he was declared a short time later.

Liverpool Coroners Court heard that five days before his death, Mr Molyneux was assaulted by fellow inmates and was treated for a superficial injury to his left hand.

Mr Molyneux’s cause of death was given as asphyxia due to compression of the neck due to hanging from a ligature the boxery. His inquest is expected to last 12 days at Gerard Majella Courthouse, on Boundary Street, Kirkdale.

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MFRS) and Merseyside Police are joining forces to tackle the issue of garden fires after a series of suspected arson incidents in parts of Crosby during the past week.

The incidents have included trees, bushes and rubbish being set alight in gardens and on open land.

Officers from the fire service will be carrying out mobile patrols, supported by local police officers, and residents are being asked to check and clear any rubbish from gardens to ensure that their houses are at a minimal risk of being targeted.

The British rock star, who has been married three times and has fathered eight children by five different mothers, offered his support to Wayne, said to be in the dog house with Coleen, after he was charged with drink driving.

Ian David Lavender, 41, was hit with a restraining order banning him from Merepark Drive in Southport after a trial at South Sefton Magistrates Court .

Lavender was found guilty of six charges of harassment against neighbours Thomas and Diane Kelly, after carrying out a three-month campaign against the pair for what the court was told was “no reason whatsoever.”

Two separate shootings, a police chase and a bike and car crash, which happened in the space of just 40 minutes, could all be linked, detectives believe.

Police were first alerted to a shooting on Delabole Road in Croxteth , at 9.50pm last night, which caused damage to the window and door of a house, as well as two cars.

Twenty minutes later, just a mile away, another window was shot out on Carsington Road, West Derby , which also left a house window damaged, and bullet casings were found at the scene.

A man, 19, from West Derby, was arrested at a house in connection with possession of a firearm, with detectives saying it was only through “sheer luck” that nobody was killed.

Twenty-minutes later, at 10.30pm police spotted a motorbike – with two men on board – speeding dangerously on the East Lancs Road, travelling away from the city centre.

Police were investigating reports a woman was attacked at the North Wirral Coastal Park, commonly known as the “Gun site“, in an area of sand dunes/grass on the side of Green Lane on Bank Holiday Monday, Monday August 28.

But today a spokesman for Merseyside Police said: “Having conducted a full and detailed investigation into this allegation, Merseyside Police can confirm we are no longer looking for an offender into this allegation of rape and the case is now closed.

John McColl, 47, was sitting outside the Falcon, on Bewley Drive, waiting for a taxi home when two complete strangers attacked him with a broken bottle.

Fortunately for him, Mr McColl’s wife Paula bravely threw herself on top of her husband, who was being punched and kicked by the pair of thugs.

Keogh, of no fixed address, later pleaded guilty to wounding with intent and breach of bail by failing to attend the court in February price of gold per ounce today in usa. He was jailed for eight years and nine months.