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Liverpool murder probe after body of 17-year-old boy found

Brandon Regan, 17, from Speke in Liverpool, has been named as the victim of a suspected murder

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 17-year-old boy was found in a garden.

A 32-year-old and 31-year-old are being questioned by detectives.

The victim has been named as Brandon Regan, 17, from Speke, Liverpool.

Police were called to Critchley Road on Monday morning after his body was discovered at around 10.20am.

The road, along with parts of Heathgate Avenue and Alwain Green remained cordoned off today as the probe into Brandon’s death continued.

His next of kin have been informed and his family is being supported by specialist officers. 

A post mortem is taking place to determine the cause of his death.

Police Matrix vans, sniffer dogs and scientific support vehicles are still at the scene and officers are carrying out house-to-house enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident reference 18200026428 or you can call or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111. 

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 17-year-old boy was found in a garden in Speke, Liverpool

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 17-year-old boy was found in a garden in Speke, Liverpool

Police were called to Critchley Road on Monday morning after his body was discovered at around 10.20am

Police were called to Critchley Road on Monday morning after his body was discovered at around 10.20am

The victim has been named as Brandon Regan, 17, also from Speke. Pictured: flowers left near the scene on Critchley Road

The victim has been named as Brandon Regan, 17, also from Speke. Pictured: flowers left near the scene on Critchley Road

Police Matrix vans, sniffer dogs and scientific support vehicles are still at the scene and officers are carrying out house-to-house enquiries

Police Matrix vans, sniffer dogs and scientific support vehicles are still at the scene and officers are carrying out house-to-house enquiries

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