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Sam Cook: Man held over 21-year-old's stabbing death

Sam Cook Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Sam Cook was out in Liverpool celebrating his birthday

A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing a 21-year-old who was stabbed while celebrating his birthday.

Sam Cook, from Crosby, was hurt during an altercation in the basement of the Empire Bar in Seel Street, Liverpool, on 21 October.

A post-mortem examination found that Mr Cook died from a stab wound to the heart.

Merseyside Police said detectives had arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of Mr Cook's murder.

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