Boy, 17, found dead at house in Rainhill

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Police are continuing to treat the death of a 17-year-old Rainhill boy as “unexplained”.

Officers were called to a property in Sandhurst Road at around 3.50pm last Friday (February 19).

Emergency services were called and the teenager was taken by ambulance to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A police spokesman said: “At this stage of the investigation, officers are treating the death as unexplained.

The male has been formally identified as a 17-year-old from the Rainhill area. His family have been informed and a post mortem will also be carried out to establish the cause of death.”