A woman has died after being attacked by dogs at a home in Liverpool.

Police confirmed the victim, believed to be in her 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene and her next of kin have been contacted.

The incident happened in St Brigids Crescent, Kirkdale, on Monday at around 4.25pm.

Detective Inspector Gavin Mulcahy, from Merseyside Police, said: “We understand the shock this incident will cause in the local community and beyond.

“Our officers are at the scene carrying out further enquiries so if you have any information please let us know.”

Anyone with any information can contact @MerPolCC or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 with reference 690.