Police were called to Dixon Avenue over concerns for the safety of a 71-year-old man.
Merseyside Police is investigating an unexplained death after the body of a man was found at an address in Newton-le-Willows.
Shortly after 4pm Merseyside Police received a call for concern for safety. Officers attended at the address on Dixon Avenue, and found the body of a 71-year-old man.
Officers are currently trying to establish if the deceased has any next of kin.
A post mortem is due to take place to establish the cause of death.
Enquiries are underway to establish the full circumstances of his death.