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Ryan Kennedy death: Police hunt for Michael Haigh over hit-and-run

Michael Haigh Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Officers say Michael Haigh may be able to help with the investigation

Police have released a photograph of a man they are searching for in connection with a suspected hit-and-run collision that killed a 25-year-old.

Ryan Kennedy was seriously injured in Gable View, Norris Green, Liverpool, on Saturday and died in hospital.

Merseyside Police are appealing for 25-year-old Michael Haigh - or anyone who knows of his whereabouts - to contact them.

Det Ch Insp Andy O'Connor said: "He may be able to assist with our enquiries."

Mr Haigh is from the Rainford area and is described as 6ft 2ins, of a medium build with short brown hair.

Image copyright Merseside Police
Image caption A Grand Cherokee Jeep similar to the one police believe was being driven during the collision

Officers are also searching for a Grand Cherokee Jeep 4x4, with a registration beginning LF52.

"The vehicle would have sustained damage to its front following the incident and should be easily recognisable," Det Ch Insp O'Connor said.

Two people have already been arrested in connection with the collision.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder, and a 30-year-old man from Aintree was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

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