St. Helens homicide arrest made after woman found dead in home


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

Merseyside Police said the woman, who is in her 60s, was found unconscious at a property on Cannon Street in Clock Face, St Helens, at around 15:30 on Wednesday.

Paramedics attended but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 68-year-old man from St Helens is being questioned by detectives in police custody.

Det Ch Insp Allison Woods said: “Our thoughts are first and foremost with the woman’s family following this tragic incident.

He added, “An investigation is underway in the area and our officers are in the early stages of determining exactly what happened.”

The force has appealed to anyone with information to contact them.

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