Body of man in his 40s discovered in Portchester park

A MAN was found dead in a park.

Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 12:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 12:39 pm

Local residents were alarmed after describing seeing officers in forensics uniforms investigating the area close to Portchester Community Centre.

The man, in his 40s, was found dead in a park off Westlands Grove in Portchester.

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The park off Westlands Grove, Portchester, where a body was discovered. The discovery is not being treated as suspicious. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Police said his death is not being treated as suspicious.

A statement from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We were called at 6.53am to the park in Westlands Grove, Portchester, after a man in his 40s was found dead. His next of kin have been informed.

‘The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.’

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