Man’s body found in Portsmouth

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A MAN’s body was found on a grassed area in Portsmouth today.

Police put a cordon in place around the scene at the bottom of Drummond Road near Lake Road.

The body was discovered near the Royal Naval Comrades Club.

Sgt Ross Hanley confirmed the man had been found dead this morning.

Residents reported seeing police at around 8.30am.

Sgt Hanley said: ‘We’ve had a sudden death incident.

‘It’s not suspicious.

‘It’s happened in a public place that’s why a scene guard is up.’

Next-of-kin are due to be informed.