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Kensington murder probe: Victim named as Roy Heyes, 47

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Image caption A post-mortem examination revealed Roy Heyes died after a violent assault

A man discovered dead in a suspected murder at a house in Liverpool has been named as Roy Heyes.

The 47-year-old's body was found after officers forced entry into his home in Boaler Street, Kensington on Sunday.

A post-mortem examination has revealed he died from multiple injuries after "a sustained and violent assault".

A 27-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder on Sunday remains in custody, said Merseyside Police, who are still asking for witnesses to contact them.

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