Birkenhead woman's street death 'unexplained'


A 49-year-old woman found with serious head injuries in a Wirral street has died in hospital.

Julie Keelan was found by paramedics and police called to The Meadow in Woodchurch, Birkenhead, on Monday night.

She was taken to Arrowe Park Hospital but died on Wednesday afternoon.

Police initially suspected she had been assaulted but are treating her death as unexplained. A man arrested by police has been released on bail.

He was questioned in connection with the incident and later released on police bail.

A Home Office post-mortem examination was due to be carried out later.

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