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.
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