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A man whose body was found on the pavement on the Isle of Wight has been named by police. He was 44-year-old Christopher William Parsons, of Arnolds Yard, Brading. Mr Parsons was found lying on the pavement in Cross Street just after 11pm on Friday, July 4th.
Despite attempts to resuscitate him, he was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination found the cause of death has yet to be determined. Further toxicology tests will now be carried out. However Mr Parsons does not appear to have suffered any visible injuries.
A 50-year-old man from Sandown who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been released without charge. He was also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply heroin and has been bailed until September 29.
Police will today continue to question a man over the murder of a man whose body was found on the pavement at a holiday resort on the Isle of Wight.
Officers were called to Cross Street, Sandown just after 11pm on Friday by the ambulance service.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hampshire Police said they are treating his death as unexplained. A 50-year-old man from Sandown has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
The victim is believed to be a 44-year-old local man and his next-of-kin have been informed.
We are still in the very early stages of our investigation and are keeping an open mind about what has happened. At the moment, we are treating the cause of this man’s death as unexplained. We’ve already had a good response from members of the public who were in the Cross Street area last night and I would like to thank them for their assistance.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in the street on the Isle of Wight. Officers were called by the ambulance service to reports of a man lying on the pavement in Cross Street, Sandown last night. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The area of Cross Street and North Street remains closed while specialist officers conduct their enquiries at the scene.
A post mortem examination is due to take place today. At this time, the man’s death is being treated as unexplained.
Although formal identification has yet to take place, the deceased is believed to be a 44-year-old local man. His next of kin has been informed. A 50-year-old man from Sandown has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.
A police cordon is in place on the Isle of Wight after a man's body was found in the street. Officers were called to North Street, Sandown, at around 2.40am following the discovery of the body.
Police have launched an investigation after a man's body was found on the pavement on the Isle of Wight.
Officers were called to North Street, Sandown, at around 2.40am following the discovery of the body.
They have closed Cross Street and North Street while the investigation continues.
The family of a young man missing for more than a month have been told by police of the discovery of a man's body. Kyle Hayman, 22, who was last seen at 11am on May 18, left a property in Waterlooville saying he was going for a walk.
Detectives from Hampshire Constabulary made public appeals for sightings and said they had the "utmost concern" for him. Now it's emerged that a body was found in woodland near Pigeon House Lane, Southwick, at around 11.50am yesterday.
The body has not yet been formally identified, but relatives of Mr Hayman have been informed about the discovery. The death is not being treated as suspicious.
Police investigating the disappearance of a teenage soldier in Kent have retrieved a body from the River Medway. 18-year-old Josh Thomas was last seen in Rochester after a night out celebrating his exams. David Johns reports.
Thames Valley Police has outlined the progress of the investigation into the deaths of an elderly man and woman found in Berkshire.
We are aware that the continued police presence in the area may be causing some concern to the local residents.
We would like to reassure people that we are carrying out standard forensic investigations to determine fully the circumstances around the two deaths.
At this stage, there is no obvious sign of a forced entry to the property other than that made by the police to gain access. Full examination of the property is likely to take a number of days.
Officers will be increasing patrols in the area to ensure local people are kept informed as the investigation develops."