Man held after Liverpool woman, 39, found dead

County Road The 39-year-old woman died after suffering injuries to her upper body

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Liverpool.

The 39-year-old woman was found at a home on County Road, Walton, at about 00:15 BST.

Merseyside Police said she had suffered "upper body wounds" and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 33-year-old man, from the local area, was arrested outside the property on suspicion of murder. No-one else was injured during the incident.

A police spokesman said: "At this early stage in the investigation the circumstances of how the woman came to suffer her injuries are yet to be established.

"However, the incident is being treated as domestic in nature."

A post-mortem examination has yet to take place.

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