'Murder' arrest after man dies falling out of house window in Liverpool

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Police sealed off a large area of a major Liverpool road this evening where a man is understood to have fallen from a top-floor window.

The incident occurred on Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, at around 10pm on Sunday night. Merseyside Police and paramedics from the North West Ambulance Service attended the scene, and a large cordon was put in place between the junctions with Inglis Road and Goodacre Road.

Police at a scene in Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, where a person is reported to have fallen from a window
A man fell from the window of a property in Liverpool on Sunday evening and died in hospital. (Reach)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after another man died following a fall from a window in Liverpool.

At about 9.55pm on Sunday, police were called after reports a man in his 40s had fallen from the window of a home on Longmoor Lane, near the junction of Inglis Road, in the Walton area.

Merseyside Police said in a statement that emergency services arrived at the scene and the man was taken to hospital where he later died.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and has been taken into custody for questioning.

Police said he is known to the alleged victim.

Witnesses said the man fell from an upstairs window of a terraced house on Longmoor Lane and that he may have hit the railings outside the property as he fell.

Police sealed off a large area of a major Liverpool road this evening where a man is understood to have fallen from a top-floor window.

The incident occurred on Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, at around 10pm on Sunday night. Merseyside Police and paramedics from the North West Ambulance Service attended the scene, and a large cordon was put in place between the junctions with Inglis Road and Goodacre Road.

Police at a scene in Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, where a person is reported to have fallen from a window
Police sealed off a large area of a road in Liverpool on Sunday after a man fell from a window. (Reach)
A man fell from a window at the junction of Longmoor Lane and Inglis Road in Liverpool, later dying in hospital. (Google)
A man fell from a window at the junction of Longmoor Lane and Inglis Road in Liverpool, later dying in hospital. (Google)

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One witness said he was "in shock" after seeing a "body tumbling". Another said they "felt so sorry" for the victim.

Officers were undertaking forensic investigations and going house-to-house at the scene following the incident, while nearby security footage was also being reviewed.

Motorists were advised to use alternative routes due to road closures on Longmoor Lane between Greenwich Road and Hall Road.

Detective Inspector Gary Stratton said: “We are in the extremely early stages of an investigation, and I would appeal to anyone who has any information at all to come forward.

“Investigations are ongoing to establish exactly what happened and our officers are at the scene while we conduct house-to-house enquiries and gather information.

Police sealed off a large area of a major Liverpool road this evening where a man is understood to have fallen from a top-floor window.

The incident occurred on Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, at around 10pm on Sunday night. Merseyside Police and paramedics from the North West Ambulance Service attended the scene, and a large cordon was put in place between the junctions with Inglis Road and Goodacre Road.

Police at a scene in Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, where a person is reported to have fallen from a window
A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died following a fall from a window in Liverpool. (Reach)

“If you saw or heard any suspicious behaviour in the area this evening then please let us know.

"Similarly, if you were driving down Longmoor Lane and have dashcam footage then please review it and contact us if you see anything. All information you hold could be vital to our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police on Twitter, Facebook or by calling 101 with reference 22000315871. Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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