Post mortem being carried out on body found near petrol station in Portsmouth

A POST mortem is being carried out on a body found near a Tesco petrol station.

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 2:16 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th March 2016, 4:56 pm
Police near Tesco petrol garage at North Harbour in Portsmouth where a body was found PPP-160903-154029001

The badly-decomposed body was found near the North Harbour store by a construction worker at the new McDonald’s under construction nearby, off Southampton Road.

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He found it after following some rabbits that were running in the grass at around 11am yesterday.

Officers taped off the scene and put up a tent around the body.

Now police have confirmed a post mortem was due to start today at 2pm.