Murder inquiry in Christchurch

Dorset Police have launched a murder inquiry after a body was found in Christchurch.

Beach body: Police cordon in place

Police cordon
A police cordon is in place after a man's body was found Credit: ITV Meridian

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in the water near groynes at Seaway Avenue in Christchurch in Dorset.

Cordon in place
Police cordon in place Credit: ITV Meridian

The body has yet to be identified. A police cordon is in place.

Two arrested on suspicion of murder after body found in water

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in the water near groynes at Seaway Avenue in Christchurch in Dorset. The body has yet to be identified.

Two men from Bournemouth aged 49 and 51 are currently helping police with their enquiries.

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses who may have been near the area where the body was discovered between 9pm and 9.30pm on Monday 27th May 2013.

Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police on the non-emergency number 101.

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