Murder arrest after body found in Southport house

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a house on Merseyside.

Police were called to Linaker Street, Southport on Sunday night after a call from a woman reporting a body.

Officers arrested the man, from Skelmersdale, Lancashire, at the scene. He remains in police custody.

A post-mortem examination is due to establish the cause of the 33-year-old man's death. Officers said the death is currently being treated as unexplained.

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