Karen Dempsey Biography
Who is Karen Dempsey?
A 32-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his ‘devout’ mother who was stabbed to death outside a Liverpool pub, just moments after Olivia Pratt-Korbel Jr. Just 6 miles from where the thugs were shot. the same day.
Karen Dempsey, 55, was found stabbed in the chest in the car park outside the Brambles pub in Cherryfield Drove, Kirkby on Monday, before tragically dying in hospital.
arrested and charged
Her son Jamie Dempsey was charged with murder and knife possession. He has been taken into custody and will appear at Merseyside Domestic Violence Remand Court tomorrow.
Police are still questioning a 38-year-old man who was arrested at the scene on suspicion of fighting and injuries.
Mrs Dempsey’s family paid tribute to her grandmother today, calling her a “beautiful, lively and compassionate woman” and describing her death as “untimely” and “brutal”.
In a statement issued by Merseyside Police, they said: “Karen was a beautiful, lively and compassionate woman who always had a smile on her face and lit up the room.”
“Her enthusiasm for life was contagious and left others breathless. She loved being with family and friends.
“Karen is committed to her work, and by helping others, she truly makes a difference in people’s lives.
“She has been an outstanding advocate for social justice for over 30 years, and her loss will be felt throughout Kirkby.
“As a family, we are saddened by her untimely death – it was her willingness to help that led to her being brutally removed from us.
Her family and friends will miss her dearly: her death has left a huge void in our lives.
“We would like to thank the police for their investigation into her and the emergency services who fought so hard to save her life.”
Karen Dempsey Quick and Facts
- Karen Dempsey, 55, was stabbed to death outside a Liverpool pub on Monday
- Her 32-year-old son, Jamie Dempsey, has been charged with murder
- He will appear at Merseyside Domestic Violence Remand Court tomorrow