Man arrested on suspicion of murder after fishing fight in Bebington


A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the unexplained death of a man after a fight at a fishing lake on Claremont Farm in Bebington this morning (Sunday).

The emergency services were called to the scene at around 9am to reports of two men fighting in a fishing lake.

On arrival they found an unresponsive 37-year-old man from Birkenhead.

He was taken by air ambulance to hospital where he was pronounced dead a short while later.

A 28 year-old man from Bebington has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A number of witnesses, who were at the scene at the time of the incident have been spoken to and the scene has been cordoned off whilst Crime Scene Investigators carry out forensic examinations.

A Home Office post mortem will be carried out later today to establish the cause of death of the 37-year-old man.

Anyone who may have information which could help detectives with their inquiries can contact 0151 777 2265, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.