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Speke murder investigation after woman found dead

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Image caption The 29-year-old woman's body was found at a house in Heaton Close in Speke

A woman's body has been discovered at a house in Merseyside.

The 29-year-old woman's body was found at the home in Heaton Close, Speke, at about 03:10 GMT on Sunday, police said.

The woman, who has not been formally identified, was taken to hospital by the ambulance service where she was pronounced dead at 04:14 GMT.

A murder investigation has been launched and a post-mortem is taking place to establish the cause of death, Merseyside Police said.

Officers are conducting forensic enquiries at the house.

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