Police name man found dead in water in Hampshire park

Police have named a man found dead in water in a Hampshire park.

Monday, 9th September 2019, 6:23 pm
Updated Monday, 9th September 2019, 6:23 pm

Sol Hemy, 20, was discovered in Riverside Park in Southampton shortly after 6.30am on Thursday September 5.

Police said Sol, from Sholing, was found after gun shots were heard in the park.

He did not suffer any gunshot wounds, and his death is being treated as unexplained.

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Sol Hemy. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

Today Sol’s family released a photograph of him and thanked the public for their ‘support and kindness’.

They have asked for privacy and time to grieve, but have urged anyone with information about the death to contact police.

Anyone who has any information should call police on 101 and quote Operation Telly.

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