Two women in their 20s are among five people arrested on suspicion of murder after body of man was found outside a house in Liverpool
Five people are today being questioned on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found during the early hours of the morning.
At around 4am, Merseyside Police received a report that a body had been found outside an address in Smallridge Close in the Wirral village of Pensby.
Police and paramedics rushed to the scene but the man was pronounced dead.
Due donne, tutti e due 20 and from Heswall, a 25-year-old man from Eastham, a 23-year-old man, from Pensby, and a 30-year-old man, from Thingwall, were arrested by police on suspicion of murder.
Five people were arrested this morning on suspicion of murder, after a body was found outside an address in the Wirral village of Pensby
They have been taken into custody where they will be questioned by detectives.
A post-mortem will be carried out to establish cause of death and officers are trying to notify the man’s next of kin.
An investigation is underway and officers are at the scene carrying out extensive CCTV, house-to-house and forensic enquiries.
Chief Inspector Simon Owen said: ‘We are in the extremely early stages of this investigation and our officers are working to establish exactly what happened in the early hours of this morning.
Merseyside Police are still appealing for information regarding the death and have urged anyone in the Pensby area to get in touch if they saw something suspicious
‘While we have made five swift arrests, our enquiries continue and we would appeal to anyone with any information to please come forward.
‘If you were in the Pensby area this morning and witnessed anything or anyone suspicious, then please get in touch. All information you hold could be vital to our enquiries.’
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook or call 101 with reference 22000211010.
People can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or use its online form.