Man arrested on suspicion of murder after women in her 30s found dead in Kirkby house

A cordon was put in place on Roughwood Drive. Credit: Liverpool Echo

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in a house.

Police and forensics were called to Roughwood Drive in Kirkby, Merseyside, on Sunday 21 January, after the woman was found unconscious in the home at around 5:20pm.

Merseyside Police say the woman in her 30s, who has not been identified yet, died at the scene. Her death is currently being treated as unexplained.

A 23-year-old man from Kirkby has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody for questioning.

Officers at the scene of the death. Credit: Liverpool Echo

Chief Inspector Colin Dyer said: “We are carrying out a number of lines on enquiry as we seek to establish what has taken place.“Witness enquiries are being carried out in the local area and we are examining local CCTV and Ring doorbell footage to build a picture of what has happened.“We would ask anyone who was in the area of Roughwood Drive this afternoon who saw or heard anything to contact us as a matter of urgency.”

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