A person has appeared in courtroom charged with the homicide of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel.
Thomas Cashman, 34, appeared at Liverpool magistrates courtroom on Monday.
Olivia was fatally shot by a gunman who chased convicted burglar Joseph Nee into her house in Dovecot, Liverpool, on 22 August.
Her mom, Cheryl Korbel, 46, was injured within the taking pictures, which occurred simply after 10pm.
Cashman, of West Derby, can also be charged with the tried homicide of Cheryl Korbel and Nee, in addition to two counts of possessing a firearm with intent to hazard life.
Cheryl Korbel was in courtroom for the listening to, together with Olivia’s father, John Francis Pratt, a lot of cops and greater than 20 members of the media.
Cashman was in handcuffs within the dock and surrounded by 4 cops.
He spoke to present his identify, date of delivery and tackle.
The courtroom heard the case may solely be handled by the crown courtroom.
Throughout a brief break whereas a date for his subsequent look was organized, Cashman sat along with his head bowed.
Chairman of the magistrates’ bench, Hugh Thompson, stated: “This matter is being despatched to Liverpool crown courtroom for 2pm this afternoon.”
Paul Russell, 40, additionally from West Derby, additionally appeared in courtroom, charged with aiding an offender.
The courtroom heard he was alleged to have assisted Cashman by driving him away from the scene and disposing of clothes.
No utility for bail was made and he was remanded in custody to look at Liverpool crown courtroom on 31 October.