Man questioned over stab death

A man's being questioned after a woman was stabbed to death in Liverpool. Shirley Mercer, who was 43, was found at a house on Tewitt Hall Close in the Speke area. A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder

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Forensic search continues at stabbing scene

Shirley Mercer Credit: Merseyside Police

Police are continuing their forensic investigations at a house in Speke where a woman suffered fatal stab wounds. 43 year old Shirley Mercer was found at the house on Tewitt Hall Close and died later in hospital of multiple stab wounds to her head and upper body.

The police cordon at Tewitt Hall Close this morning Credit: GTV

The house and part of Tewitt Hall Close was immediately cordoned off and a police investigation into the death was launched. Police arrested a 52 year old man on suspicion of murder and he remains in police custody.

A tent covers the front of the house Credit: GTV
Officers in forensic suits have been examining the scene Credit: GTV

Man being questioned over Speke stabbing

Shirley Mercer died in hospital from stab wounds Credit: Merseyside Police

A man's being questioned after a woman was stabbed to death in Liverpool. Shirley Mercer, who was 43, was found at a house on Tewitt Hall Close in the Speke area. A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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