DETECTIVES are investigating the unexplained death of a 27-year-old woman following the discovery of a body in Wallasey yesterday, Tuesday.

Officers attended an address on King Street at around 4.30pm on March 11 and found the body of a woman.

At this time the death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem will take place to establish the cause of death.

The woman's next of kin have been informed but she is yet to be formally identified.

The scene remains cordoned off for forensic examination and an investigation into the full circumstances is continuing.