Olivia Pratt Korbel Parents: Meet Her Father John Francis Pratt And Mother Cheryl Korbel

In Liverpool, England, on August 22, 2022, a masked gunman shot and killed nine-year-old Olivia Pratt Korbel. Read the article to learn about her parents and more about the murder case. Olivia Pratt-Korbel was an English girl born on 13 June 2013. Her mother, Cheryl Korbel, was aged 46 at the time of the incident. Olivia also had a brother and a sister who lived in Liverpool, North West England. Olivia was raised by her parents, John Francis and Cheryl Korbel.

Olivia Pratt Korbel

Olivia Pratt Korbel’s Parents

On 22 August 2022, Olivia Pratt-Korbel, a nine-year-old girl, was shot by a masked gunman in Liverpool, England, and was pronounced dead the same day at the city’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. The attack took place at the doorstep of the family. Around 10om on 22 August 2022, Pratt-Korbel’s mother heard a disturbance outside her family home in Dovecot City. She opened the door and Olivia was standing behind her. Joseph Nee, a 35-year old was the person to whom the target was about to shoot. He attempted to force himself into her home. While Nee attempted to enter the house, the gunman who was wearing a black jacket approached the house and shot four times. One of the bullets went through Cheryl’s wrist and into Pratt-Korbel’s chest.

Olivia Pratt Korbel
Olivia Pratt Korbel Mother

Nee, the intended target of the attack, was a convicted drug dealer and burglar. He had been released on license in 2021, halfway through his sentence. Her siblings were in the house upstairs during the attack. Olivia was later declared dead at the Children’s Hospital, Liverpool. Nee, as expected by the police, ran away to get escape in a black Audi car but unfortunately, got arrested for breaking his license conditions and was returned to prison.

Olivia Pratt Korbel
Olivia Pratt Korbel father

During the investigation, on August 30, 2022, two men were released. On September 1, police released CCTV footage of the gunman. On September 4 2022 one man was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, and two others were waiting of assisting an offender. On September 7 the suspects were bailed whereas, the next day another man was arrested. A ninth man was arrested on September 10, 2022.

Olivia Pratt Korbel

Prime Minister Boris Johnson described the killing as a tragic incident and further claimed that they will help whenever needed. Their manager Frank Lampard encouraged people to inform the police if they had information about the attack. The entire city of Liverpool held a tribute to Olivia during their match. The two teams presented also paid tribute to her in the ninth minute of the match.

We pay our deepest condolences to the family as their loss is huge. May the child’s soul rest in peace. Thank you for being a patient reader.

Shreya Gupta

Contract Specialist with 3 years of experience in end-to-end Contract Lifecycle Management for clients with global and domestic operations.

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