A murder investigation's underway after a man died following a fight in Bootle.
Police were called to Monfa Road just before 2am on Bank Holiday Monday where they found a man in his 30s with life-threatening injuries.
He died in hospital.
A 41-year-old man from Bootle was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and has been taken to a police station in Merseyside.
A cordon remains in place while forensic, house-to-house and CCTV enquiries continue.
Detective Chief Inspector Gayle Rooney said: “We’re currently in the very early stages of the investigation into this incident and it is vital that anyone with information that could assist our enquiries gets in touch.