Man arrested over Christmas Eve pub shooting was released early from prison

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A man arrested in connection with the Christmas Eve shooting of Elle Edwards in Liverpool has been returned to prison on licence.

The 30-year-old from Tranmere was arrested by Merseyside Police on Monday on suspicion of murder and attempted murder after the death of Ms Edwards, 26, at the Lighthouse pub in Wallasey Village, Wirral.

He has now been returned to prison, although details of his previous sentence have not been disclosed.

Police added that a 19-year-old woman from Rock Ferry who was arrested on conspiracy to murder has been released on bail.

A 31-year-old man from Tranmere arrested yesterday remains in custody.

Detectives have said Ms Edwards is not believed to have been the intended target of the attack and enquiries remain ongoing.

Merseyside Police released footage of one of the arrests on Twitter on Thursday.

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