Man charged with murder in Liverpool

A man has been charged with murder after another man's body was found at a house in Liverpool on Thursday night.

Police were called to Shelley Street in Bootle around 19.30 and found the body of 35-year-old Simon Makin.

Detectives arrested a 31-year-old man from Seaforth on suspicion of murder and he has now been charged.

He was due before South Sefton Magistrates Court on Saturday morning.