Man arrested after body of woman found in Huyton

Detectives have launched a murder investigation and arrested a man following an incident in Huyton this morning (Wednesday 11 May).

At around 8.30am this morning officers were called to a house on Radway Road following a report that a body of a woman had been found inside the property.

Emergency services attended and the victim was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. The woman’s next of kin have been informed and are being supported by officers. 

A 21-year-old man from Liverpool, who is known to the victim, has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He has been taken into custody to be questioned.

Detective Inspector Laura Lamping said, “We can confirm that a woman in her 40s has sadly died this morning following an incident at a house in Huyton.

“Although an arrest has been made, we are in the very early stages of the investigation as we seek to establish what happened at the address. It is therefore vital that anyone with information that could assist our enquiries gets in touch.

“If you live in the area and witnessed the incident, or saw any suspicious behaviour this morning on Radway Road, please contact police immediately. Any information, no matter how small, may prove vital to our investigation.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information which could help police with their inquiries, is asked to DM @MerPolCC, message ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook’ or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 with reference 22000322022.

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