BREAKING: A body has been found outside Liverpool University halls
It was discovered on Brownlow Hill
This article has been updated here.
Emergency services are on the scene after the body of a man was found at the top of Brownlow Hill at around 7:55am this morning.
He was discovered left in bushes at the junction of Brownlow Hill and Crown street.
An investigation has been launched after a member of the public reported seeing the body of a man in his 30s at the junction.
Police have said the death is being treated as suspicious and the area has been cordoned off.
"People are saying he was murdered and others are saying he may have been homeless. I just hope it was an accident."
— Jenny Kirkham (@PJ_Kirkham) March 6, 2017
The cordon is huge with tape lining the road and trees all the way from Grove Street up to and down West Derby Street. pic.twitter.com/vTQ73u8mVZ
— Connor Dunn (@ConnorDunn7) March 6, 2017
A Merseyside Police spokesperson said: “ Merseyside Police can confirm that emergency services are in attendance after the body of a man was found in the Brownlow Hill area this morning.
“At around 7.55am, a member of the public reported seeing a body of a man in his 30s in bushes at the junction of Brownlow Hill and Crown Street.
“Police and ambulance are in attendance.
“This is initially being treated as a suspicious death and a cordon is in place at the location while enquiries continue.”
*This story is breaking and will be updated as information comes in.