Man's body found in Portsmouth Harbour: Here's everything we know so far

A man's body was found in Portsmouth Harbour this morning following reports of an incident this morning.

Monday, 3rd September 2018, 6:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th September 2018, 4:16 am

Here is everything we know so far.

- The first emergency call-out came at 7.16am this morning, with Hampshire and Ministry of Defence police officers being called to Portsmouth Harbour.

- At 8.50am the Hillhead Coastguard Rescue Team tweeted that they had been called out to an '˜incident' at the harbour.

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- A lifeboat from the Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service was also called out to help. 

- Later in the morning it was confirmed that a body had been found in the water close to Haslar Wall in Gosport.

- The body was handed over to Hampshire Constabulary who are working to identify the man.

- The incident comes five days after a man jumped from a Wightlink ferry into Portsmouth Harbour. The search for him was called off later in the day and he was designated a missing person.