Police investigate suspected murder of prison officer on Isle of Wight

Police are investigating a suspected murder on the Isle of Wight.

The victim has been named locally as Prison Officer Nick Medlin.

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Three arrested on suspicion of Christmas Day murder on Isle of Wight

A 57-year-old man was pronounced dead outside the Rose Inn in Ventnor Credit: Darren Toogood

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of a murder on Christmas Day on the Isle of Wight.

Police were called just after midnight on December 25th to a report that a man had been assaulted outside the Rose Inn, Pier Street in Ventnor.

Officers attended and a 57-year-old man from Ventnor was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 26 year-old man was arrested on the same day on suspicion of murder and a further two people - a 31-year-old man and a 32-year-old man - have also been arrested in connection with the investigation.

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