Formby beach body find investigation under way

A woman's body has been found on a beach in Merseyside, police have said.

The body of the woman, thought to be in her 50s, was found near Victoria Road, Formby, at about 18:45 BST on Wednesday.

Police are currently treating the death as unexplained. They said they were establishing the woman's identity and how she came to be on the beach.

A post-mortem examination will be held later to establish the cause of death, police said.

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