Murder investigation launched after man stabbed in St Helens

A murder investigation is under way following the death of a man in St Helens on Monday night (August 2).

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 8:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 3rd August 2021, 8:14 am
Police were contacted following reports that a man in his 30s had been stabbed in a property on North Road.

Police were contacted at 10.50pm following reports that a man in his 30s had been stabbed in a property on North Road.

The man was taken to hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead.

The man has not yet been formally identified. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

A man in his 40s has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody where he is being questioned by detectives.

Detective Inspector Jenny Beck said: "The investigation is in the very early stages. We are carrying out a number of witness and CCTV enquiries to establish what has taken place."

Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 quoting log 1143 of 2nd August.