Man found dead in Standish Street

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A MAN was found dead after emergency crews were called to a house fire in St Helens town centre.

Police sealed off part of Standish Street at about 9.20am on Wednesday (September 21) after a man in his early 50s was found dead.

A police spokesman confirmed that the man’s family have since been informed.

Until the results of a post mortem are returned, police will continue to class the death as “unexplained”.