Feb 7 2013 By Eleanor Barlow
A BODY was found in the River Mersey this morning.
Merseyside Police received a report of a body spotted in the river near Riverview Road, Wallasey, just after 10am.
Police and a lifeboat attended the scene and recovered the body of a man, believed to be in his 50s, from the water.
He has not yet been formally identified.
A police spokesman said: "The death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem will be carried to ascertain the cause of death."