We have this evening, Wednesday 31st August, arrested a St Helens man on suspicion of murder.
The 43 year-old man was detained in the Liverpool area following the discovery of the body of a woman at house in Piele Road in Haydock this morning.
He has been taken into custody where he will be questioned by detectives.
A man in his 30s remain in hospital where he continues to be interviewed by officers.
We are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident in Piele Road but are continuing to appeal for anyone with information to contact us via DM @MerPolCC, call 101 or contact @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 quoting log 234 of 31st August.