Liverpool murder arrest after man's body found in alley

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Harebell Street and Woodbine Street in KirkdaleImage source, Google
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A man's body was found in an alley in Kirkdale

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was discovered in an alley.

The man's body was found at about 13:00 BST between Harebell Street and Woodbine Street in Kirkdale, Liverpool, Merseyside Police said.

The force said it was working to formally identify the man and notify his next of kin.

A 22-year-old man from Kirkdale was being held in custody for questioning, it added.

Officers are checking CCTV and carrying out house-to-house and forensic inquiries in the area as part of the investigation.

"We are in the early stages of our investigation into the death of a man in Kirkdale this afternoon and we would appeal for anyone with any information to come forward," Det Insp Jennie Beck said.

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