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Man, 20, arrested on suspicion of murder in Wirral

Man, 20, arrested on suspicion of murder in Wirral Photo: Andy Bonner

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after police discovered the body of a woman in a Wirral home this morning.

Police arrested the 20-year-man in Ellesmere Port on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, possession of cannabis and driving whilst unfit after reports that a car had mounted a kerb and hit a number of parked cars on Atherton Road at around 5.25am.

An hour later, officers discovered a body believed to be that of a 63-year-old woman in a home on Atherton Road.

Cheshire Police said the circumstances surrounding the death are being treated as suspicious.