Body found in River Mersey

A man in his 50s found near Wallasey

Merseyside Police have told Heart that a body was spotted in the River Mersey from Riverview Road in Wallasey at just after 10am.

Lifeboat crews recovered the body of a man in his 50s with police now carrying out formal identification.

A statement Merseyside Police say: "The death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem will be carried out to ascertain the cause of death."

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