More time in Liverpool hotel murder probe

Thomas Thompson
Image caption Thomas Thompson was found dead by hotel staff on Sunday morning

Detectives investigating the death of a man in a Liverpool hotel room have been given more time to quiz two suspects arrested on suspicion of murder.

Thomas Thompson, 29, was discovered by staff at the Manor Hotel in Edge Lane on Sunday morning.

A 25-year-old woman and a man, 29, both from Liverpool, were arrested in Mold, Flintshire, on Tuesday.

Merseyside Police were given more time to question them on Wednesday night, a spokesman said.

Three other people were also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. They have been released on bail.

The two women, aged 31 and 50, and 21-year-old man, from Mold, had also been arrested in north Wales.

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