A woman in her 40s was found with fatal injuries having reportedly fallen from a window.
Detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of murder following a domestic incident in Prescot in the early hours Saturday morning.
At around 3.30am, emergency services were called to Greenall Court to a report of a woman in her 40s being found with fatal injuries having reportedly fallen from a window.
A 38-year-old man was detained at the scene, arrested on suspicion of murder and has been taken to a police station for questioning.
The victim will be formally identified and specialist officers will be supporting her family.
CCTV, house-to-house and forensic enquiries are ongoing in the area this morning and anyone with information is asked to contact @MerPolCC with reference 20000267044, or you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.