Man’s body found in Portsmouth flat

Malicious letters detailing allegations against man being sent to homes in Portsmouth

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THE body of a man has been discovered inside a flat in Portsmouth.

He was found in the building above a shop in Fratton Road near Fratton Bridge and has not yet been identified.

Police said that after initial inquiries they did not believe there was anything suspicious about his death. He is believed to have been in his 40s.

The coroner has been told and officers are still trying to formally identify the man.

A police spokesman confirmed that officers were called at 4.40pm on Sunday by a member of the public.

They carried out forensic and house-to-house inquiries in and around the scene.