POLICE have released a man who was arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday, Friday, after a body was found at an address in St Helens on Thursday evening. 

The 30-year-old, of no fixed abode, was taken into custody for questioning by detectives.

He was released under investigation today, Saturday.

The death is still being treated as "unexplained".

Emergency services were called to a property on Sidney Street, Newtown, St Helens at around 6pm on Thursday after reports a man was unresponsive.

It was confirmed by paramedics that the  man had died at the scene. 

Police have confirmed the man who has died is James Corbett, 38, from St Helens.

Police had originally said his age was 35, but now say that information was inaccurate.

A police statement read: "The man's next of kin have been informed. A post mortem is due to take place to establish the cause of death. 

"Enquiries are underway to establish the full circumstances of his death."

Three marked police cars and unmarked vehicles were at the scene last night and residents reported forensic teams arriving later.

Following a Home Office post mortem, the cause of death of James Corbett has been withheld pending toxicology reports.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or the Crimestoppers line anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information-online.