Man arrested following murder in Huyton

Since publication, Merseyside Police has confirmed that the death of a man in Huyton is not being treated as suspicious.

The death is now being treated as non-suspicious and officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident. 

A file will be prepared for the coroner.

A 46-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder as part of initial inquiries has now been released with no further action.

 A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Huyton.

At around 12.15pm on Saturday, 27 April, police received a report that a man had been found inside a home on York Road.

Emergency services attended but the man, aged 41, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation is underway and following initial inquiries, Merseryside Police has arrested a 46-year-old man from Huyton on suspicion of murder. He is currently in custody where he will be questioned by detectives.

The man’s next of kin are aware and they are being supported by specially trained officers.

Officers remain at the scene on York Road and house-to-house, CCTV, and forensic enquiries are in the process of being carried out.

There are also high visibility patrols in the area to offer reassurance to the local community.

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Nuttall said, “Our thoughts and condolences are very much with the man’s family and friends at this very sad time.

“We are in the early stages of the investigation as we seek to establish what has taken place.

“This is clearly a very shocking incident and I want to reassure the community that we are doing everything we can to get answers.

“Although an arrest has been made, we are still investigating this tragic incident and I would appeal for anyone with information to please get in touch.

“If you live in the York Road area of Huyton and have witnessed anything suspicious, please let us know. Please also check your CCTV or dashcam footage to see if you captured anything, even if it appears to be minor, because it could prove hugely significant to our investigation.

“I would also encourage anyone who has any other information which they believe could assist with our investigation to get in touch as this could be vital to our enquiries.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook or call 101 with reference 24000384701.

You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111, or use their online form at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously

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