Following a post mortem today (Sunday, 1 March 2015) detectives can now confirm that the death is being treated as murder.
The post mortem examination has concluded that the victim, 44-year-old Kay Diamond of Greenheys Gardens, Toxteth, died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head.
Investigations into the death are ongoing and two men, aged 52 years and 48 years from Toxteth, remain in police custody where they are being questioned by detectives.
Detectives are appealing to anyone who saw or heard anything in the hours before the woman was found, or who has any information which could help them with their investigation to contact them. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives on 0151 777 4834, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.