Detectives investigating the death of a 17-year-old girl have released new images of her around Clayton-le-Moors on the night she was injured in a fresh appeal for information.
Shannon Aspin died in Royal Preston Hospital on Tuesday, August 2 five days after being admitted with a fractured skull.
It is believed that on Thursday, July 28 Shannon walked from an address on Rutland Close, in Clayton-le-Moors on to Whalley Road towards the junction with Burnley Road and then back down past Sparth House and Wilson’s playing fields.
She then continued towards Knightingales Garage in Great Harwood.
She was seen arguing with a man who was wearing a high visibility top, at various points throughout her journey.
Later that evening Shannon, from Blackburn, was rushed to hospital from an address on St Gabriels Avenue in Blackburn at around 8.20pm.
Detectives are continuing their enquiries to try to ascertain exactly how Shannon was injured and are appealing to anyone with any information about what happened to her on the night of July 28 to come forward.
DI Julie Cross, of Blackburn CID, said: “Our investigation into Shannon’s death remains ongoing and we have released these new images of her on the night she sustained her injury in an attempt to establish exactly what happened to her.
“If anyone has any information at all which could help us ascertain exactly how this young girl sustained a fatal injury I would urge them to come forward.
“If you saw Shannon at any point on the night she was admitted to hospital then please do get in touch with us as soon as possible. Even the smallest piece of information you might have could greatly assist with our enquiries.”
A 21-year-old man from Blackburn who was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released on bail pending further enquiries until October 21.
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 1351 of July 28.
Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.