Shop worker dies in Huyton store stabbing
A 30-year-old shop worker has died after being stabbed in the neck while working in a Merseyside store.
Merseyside Police said the man was found with a knife wound to his neck at Stanley News on Kingsway in Huyton at about 21:00 GMT on Tuesday.
He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards. A murder investigation has begun.
Officers are trying to trace family of the dead man, originally from Sri Lanka. A post-mortem test is due later.
Knowsley Area Commander Ch Supt Darren Martland said it had been a "brutal and unprovoked attack".
He added that the motive for the assault was unknown.
Officers are carrying out house-to-house inquiries as well as making further searches of the Kingsway and Whitelodge Avenue area.