POLICE are probing the unexplained death of a 25-year-old man who was taken to hospital from the YMCA hostel in St Helens.

Paul Webster died on Sunday, October 5 in Whiston Hospital.

He had been found seriously ill at the YMCA on North Road, where he had been staying.

A police spokesman said: "A post-mortem has been carried out but the results were inconclusive.

"We are now awaiting for the results of toxicology tests."

An inquest into Mr Webster's death was opened and adjourned on Tuesday.