Woman and two kids found dead in Liverpool flat as police arrest 30-year-old man

A WOMAN and two “toddlers” were last night found dead in a Liverpool flat where John Lennon lived in the early 1960s as police arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

Merseyside Police said they were called to the ground-floor Toxteth flat at around 7.30pm after concerns were raised for the safety of the occupants.


The bodies of a woman and two children were found in a ground-floor Toxteth flat

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Merseyside Police launched an investigation after being called to a ground-floor flat in Falkner Street, Toxteth

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Police have said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths at this stage


A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies were discovered

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The house was this morning cordoned off after police arrested a 30-year-old man

The suspect was taken to hospital shortly after his arrest when he fell ill.

Officers said the investigation is in its early stages but believe it is “domestic related” and added they are not looking for anyone else at this stage.

The Mirror Online reports one witness heard a “mad amount of screaming”.

Neighbours said the property was regularly visited by Beatles fans on tours of the city as the band’s manager Brian Epstein had owned a flat there, where Lennon lived with his first wife Cynthia shortly after they married.

One man, who did not want to be named, said: “The tourist tours are always stopping at the house because John Lennon used to live there.”

He said a family with two young children had lived in the flat.

He said: “I didn’t know them, I just knew there was a family living there. The children were toddler age.”

One witness, known only as Dan H, wrote on Twitter: “Saw a woman outside being…

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