Elle Edwards' dad releases touching picture of daughter and pays tribute to Liverpool shooting victim - 'The light of my life'

Elle Edwards' dad has released a touching picture and payed tribute to his daughter who was the victim in a shooting that took place in Liverpool.
Elle Edwards' dad has released a touching picture and payed tribute to his daughter who was the victim in a shooting that took place in Liverpool.

Elle Edwards was shot in Wallasey Village as she celebrated Christmas with friends, dying later in hospital

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Elle Edwards' dad has released a touching picture and payed tribute to his daughter who was the victim in a shooting that took place in Liverpool.

Elle Edwards, 26, was shot in the head at the Lighthouse in Wallasey Village as she celebrated Christmas with friends, dying later in hospital.

Tributes have been paid to Ms Edwards, who was remembered as a “special daughter” and someone who brought “laughs and happiness” into people’s lives.
Tributes have been paid to Ms Edwards, who was remembered as a “special daughter” and someone who brought “laughs and happiness” into people’s lives.

Merseyside Police have said she is not believed to have been the target of the attack.

Tributes have been paid to Ms Edwards, who was remembered as a “special daughter” and someone who brought “laughs and happiness” into people’s lives.

At the scene, a heart-shaped plaque bearing a pink and green floral design read: “Special Daughter, the happiness you brought in your own special way, will be remembered with love each and every day.”

A note with flowers, signed “mum and dad”, read: “To my beautiful Elle, you are the light of my life, you will never be gone.”

On Monday evening, the force said a man and a woman had been arrested in connection with the “cold-blooded” murder.
On Monday evening, the force said a man and a woman had been arrested in connection with the “cold-blooded” murder.

An image of Elle was attached to the note.

On Monday evening, the force said a man and a woman had been arrested in connection with the “cold-blooded” murder.

A 30-year-old man from Tranmere has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, while a 19-year-old woman from Rock Ferry has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

The pair have been taken into custody to be questioned by detectives, the force added.

Merseyside Police chief constable Serena Kennedy has vowed that the force will be “relentless” in the hunt to bring the killer to justice.