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The sister of Elle Edwards has given a heartbreaking tribute to her 'big sister' and 'partner in crime' who was tragically shot dead in a Merseyside pub on Christmas Eve.
Ms Edwards, 26, was celebrating Christmas in the Lighthouse Inn in Wallasey, a village near Liverpool, with her sister and friends when she was shot in the head at around 11.50pm.
The young beautician was not the intended target of the gunfire, which was understood to have been fired as part of a revenge hit gone wrong.
This afternoon, her younger sister Lucy Edwards, wrote an emotional tribute on social media, which said: 'I should not be waking up this morning on New Year's Day without you.'
Elle Edwards, 26, (pictured) was killed on December 24 at the Lighthouse pub in Wallasey Village near Liverpool
Her younger sister, Lucy Edwards, paid tribute to the 26-year-old beautician, saying she 'shouldn't be waking up on New Year's Day without you' Pictured: Elle (right) and her sister Lucy (left)
The parents of Elle Edwards left a heartbreaking tribute to her after she was killed at the Lighthouse Inn in Wallasey Village on Christmas Eve. Her parents wrote: 'To my beautiful Elle, you are the light of my life, you will never be gone'.
Taking to Instagram to share a reel of photos and videos of her sister, Lucy wrote: 'I miss you so much sis. Elle May you are and will always be my best friend, side kick, partner in crime, soul mate and big sister.
'You are beautiful inside and out, you are the kindest person ever and you wanted nothing but the best for me.
'I miss everything about you, especially our daily catch ups, our long drives, we'd blast the music and sing so loud that people in traffic would be laughing at us, but we were always in our own bubble and we didn't care.
Merseyside's police chief has pledged that her force will be 'relentless' in bringing those responsible for the killing of Ms Edwards to justice. Pictured: Floral tributes at the pub
Three people have been arrested with connection to the beautician's murder.
On Saturday, Merseyside Police said it had released a 31-year-old man from Tranmere, Wirral, who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder on bail.
A man, 30, was recalled to prison on license and a 19-year-old woman was bailed.