A MAN in his fifties has been found dead in West Kirby.

Police were called to Newton Park at around 6.30am today, Thursday, following a call regarding the safety of a man in a car.

Officers and paramedics attended the scene and found the vehicle with a man in his 50s inside.

He was declared dead at the scene.

The area around the vehicle remains cordoned off and next of kin are in the process of being advised.

At this time the man’s death is not being treated as suspicious and a post-mortem will take place to ascertain the cause of death.