Man, 20, arrested over Birkenhead stab death

House in Dawson Avenue, Birkenhead
Image caption The victim was found at the house by police in the early hours of Friday

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man, believed to be in his 70s, was found stabbed to death in Wirral.

The victim was found by police in the early hours of Friday, at a house in Birkenhead, where floral tributes have been laid.

The dead man has not yet been formally identified, police said.

The house on Dawson Avenue has been cordoned off while police investigations take place.

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