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Murder inquiry after man stabbed in Birkenhead

Market Street, Birkenhead
Image caption Peter Cain was found on Market Street

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 27-year-old man was stabbed in Merseyside.

Peter Caine was discovered with multiple stab wounds on Market Street, Birkenhead, just after 0030 BST.

Police believe Mr Cain, who died later at Arrowe Park Hospital, was attacked in a house on Market Street.

A 28-year-old Merseyside man is being held in custody for questioning. Detectives have sealed off a house on Market Street.

Mr Caine was originally from Cumbria but had been a resident in Merseyside for a number of years.

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