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Body of 13 year old boy found in Liverpool park.

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A 13 year old boy was found dead in a Merseyside park this afternoon.

A member of the public called the police to Stadt Moers Park in Whiston, at around 1pm.

Police found the body of a 13-year-old boy who was declared dead at the scene.

Officers say there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

The coroner will now try to establish what happened.

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