Murder arrest over woman's death in Southport

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the death of a woman on Merseyside.

Emergency services were called to Cherry Road in Southport at about 18:10 GMT on Thursday where they found an injured 47-year-old woman.

She was taken to hospital but pronounced dead shortly afterwards. Post-mortem tests are due to be carried out to establish a cause of death.

The man being questioned is 50 and from Toxteth.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Merseyside Police or Crimestoppers anonymously.

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