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Murder investigation launched after body found in St Helens

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Detectives investigating an unexplained death in St Helens have released a man they arrested in connection arrested a man in connection with the investigation.

James Corbett who was 38 was found dead at an address on Sidney Street, St Helens on Thursday night.

The 30-year-old man of no fixed abode was arrested on suspicion of murder but arrested under investigation.

At this stage, detectives are treating the man's death as unexplained pending the result of toxicology reports.

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