UPDATE: Murder suspect released after man '˜fell from window' in Portsmouth

A MAN arrested in a murder investigation has been told he faces no further action.

Monday, 30th January 2017, 11:22 am
Updated Monday, 30th January 2017, 2:33 pm
A house in Outram Road, Southsea, was sealed off on Tuesday, August 30 and a murder investigation launched after a man fell to his death from a window Picture: Ben Fishwick

Hampshire police has also confirmed their investigation has closed after the Crown Prosecution Service decided no charges should be brought against the arrested man.

Police arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of murder after Jamie Walker, 28, was found dead in a garden in Outram Road, Southsea. Mr Walker was found at 8am on August 30.

At the time a police spokesman said his injuries were consistent with a fall from a window.

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A Hampshire police spokeswoman said: ‘I can confirm that no further action is being taken against the 29-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder on August 30.’

She added: ‘We gathered all available evidence and presented it to the CPS.

‘The CPS reviewed the evidence and a decision was made to release the 29-year-old man without charge.

‘Our investigation has now concluded and we will now prepare a file for the coroner.’