Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Anthony Duffy in Aintree on Tuesday night.
The two 25-year-olds, who are both from the Walton (L9) area, were arrested on behalf of Merseyside detectives by Greater Manchester Police officers this morning (Friday 30th May 2014).
The pair were arrested at Manchester AirportÂ attempting to board a flight to AmsterdamÂ at approximatelyÂ 6amÂ and taken into custody before being transported to MerseysideÂ to beÂ interviewed by detectives from St Anne Street CID.
Mr Duffy, 33, was stabbed in Melling Avenue in Aintree shortly before midnight on Tuesday, and later died in hospital.
A Merseyside Police investigation into his murder remains ongoing and detectives are continuing to appeal for information.
Call St Anne Street CID on 0151 777 6065 or Crimestoppers onÂ 0800 555 111.