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18 year old dies in Portsmouth

A forensic team was called to the scene Photo: ITV Meridian

An 18 year old man who was found seriously injured at an address in Portsmouth has died.

Paramedics were called to Sackville Street in the early hours of Saturday 10th February.

The 18 year old was found seriously injured Credit: ITV Meridian

Officers believe the man may have been assaulted earlier in the evening.

The teenager was taken to the Queen Alexandra Hospital with 'significant injuries' where he died.

Officers are carrying out enquiries in the area Credit: ITV Meridian

Police are carrying out enquiries in surrounding roads including Liverpool Road, Manchester Road, Guildford Road, and Sandringham Road.

A cordon has been put in place Credit: ITV Meridian

Two men arrested in connection with the death of an 18-year-old man in Portsmouth have been released from custody, but remain under investigation.

"We understand the community will be concerned about the incident in the city in which a young man lost his life.

"Detectives are working hard to establish the circumstances and have since made two arrests.

"Officers will be maintaining a presence around Fratton and Southsea throughout the weekend to carry out enquiries, but also to listen to your concerns.

"If you have any concerns or information which could help us keep your community safer then please do speak to us.

"In addition, we continue to appeal for information relating to the incident."

– Chief Inspector Marcus Cator
The man was found at 2.18am on Saturday Credit: ITV Meridian