POLICE are investigating the unexplained death of a woman whose body was found at house in New Ferry.

Officers were called to an address on Longfellow Drive by the ambulance service on Sunday night, following a report of concern for safety.

On arrival they found the body of a 36-year-old woman inside the property.

The woman has been identified and next of kin have been informed.

Her identity has not been disclosed by the authorities.

A post mortem examination will be carried out "in due course" and a file has been prepared for the coroner.

Anyone with information should call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 2275.