Southport murder Merseyside Police admits failings September 17th, 2014 admin Latest News Latest Uncategorized Shares Comments Merseyside Police admits failings over murder Merseyside Police admitted failings after an investigation into the force’s contact with a victim of domestic abuse who was murdered by her estranged husband in 2012. Paul Holmes, aged 51, of Boswell Street, Toxteth, Liverpool, stabbed 47-year-old Becky McPhee to death in her Cherry Road home in January 2012 after she sought refuge from her violent husband. The Independent Police Complains Commission (IPCC) investigation examined contact between Merseyside Police and McPhee prior to her being stabbed to death Holmes, 51, and concluded that the attack could have been prevented. Merseyside Police said it accepted the watchdogs findings and said many recommendations have already been implemented and accepts the Independent Police Complaints Commission’s recommendations. Merseyside Police wishes to pass on its sincere condolences to Rebecca’s family following her tragic death, for which Holmes was convicted of murder. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews Related Comments comments!