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Police release more information about body found on Southsea beach

Police want any information abou the body discovered on Southsea beach

Police want any information abou the body discovered on Southsea beach

 

MORE details about the body of a man found on a Southsea beach yesterday morning have been released by police.

The man’s body was discovered by a dog walker on Southsea seafront, near South Parade Pier, at around 7.15am on Wednesday.

He is described as being white, 6ft to 6ft 5ins tall, 30 to 50-years-old, well nourished, with short dark hair. His nationality is unknown.

The circumstances of the man’s death are unexplained, according to Hampshire Constabulary.

The police today renewed an appeal for anyone with information about the man to come forward.

Detective inspector Jeff Huggett said: ‘We are conducting a number of enquiries to establish the man’s identity and how he died.

‘We would ask members of the public to contact us if they have any information which could help us identify this man.

‘We would also be keen to speak to anyone who has seen a pile of clothes or a bag abandoned, these may belong to the man.’

A post mortem examination is due to be carried out on Saturday, February 1.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting Operation Palmaria.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 101.

 
 
 

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