Man dies as industrial estate to be cordoned off for 'majority of the day'

-Credit: (Image: Liverpool ECHO)
-Credit: (Image: Liverpool ECHO)

Dozens of police officers remain at a closed off industrial estate following an unexplained death yesterday night.

Merseyside Police has confirmed officers have been at Liverpool Industrial Estate, in Aintree, following the unexplained death of a man last night, Sunday, June 23. A spokesperson for the force told the ECHO emergency services were first called at around 11pm where they found a man in the street.

The man was taken to hospital but died a short time later. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist police officers. An extensive police cordon is currently in place at the scene while crime scene investigators carry out forensic examinations and CCTV enquiries in the area.

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An ECHO reporter at the scene confirmed a police forensic tent can be seen within the cordon. There is currently no access to a majority of the industrial estate. The cordon is in place from Taskers, past Howdens, all the way to the bottom of Long Lane. People continue to turn up for work on the estate but are being turned away with a majority of the estate closed.

Business owners and store managers are having to wait close to the scene. A police officer at the scene said the scene is likely to be in place for the "majority of the day".

If you have any information on this incident, please call 101, DM @MerPolCC or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 1121 of 23 June. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.

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