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Lancashire Constabulary - Murder of Aya Hachem

Detectives are urging anyone with information to search their consciences and come forwards after a 19-year-old woman was killed in broad daylight in Blackburn yesterday (Sunday 17th May 2020).

Details of Incident

Aya was shot in broad daylight on Sunday May 17th as she was out shopping close to the Lidl supermarket on King Street, Blackburn.
She sadly died shortly afterwards.
Officers believe she was not the intended target.
A number of people have been arrested and charged in relation to Aya's death but the investigation is on-going.

Contact Information

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting incident reference LC-20200518-0412. Alternatively independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at