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Investigation launched after body found at Wirral flat

Rowson Street, New Brighton. Credit: Google Street View

Merseyside Police is investigating the unexplained death of a man whose body was found in a flat in New Brighton last night.

Officers were called to the flat in Rowson Street at 8pm after a female relative found the man's body on the floor of a room inside. .

The flat was cordoned off and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death has been launched.

The victim has been identified as a 44-year-old local man. Officers are tonight making efforts to contact his next of kin.

His death is being treated as 'unexplained' until a post mortem examination can be carried out to establish how he died.

An investigation by Wirral CID is underway and anyone with information should call 0151 777 2265.


Man bailed over New Brighton murder

Mark Christopher Reissing Credit: Family photo

Detectives in Wirral have bailed a man arrested over a murder in New Brighton.

The body of Mark Reissing, 48, was found dumped in an alleyway last Tuesday at 5.50am. He had suffered multiple injuries.

A 41-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of murder, has been bailed.