Body of man found in Portsmouth

A man's body has been pulled out of the water at Hilsea Lines in Portsmouth.

Saturday, 23rd September 2017, 5:23 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd September 2017, 6:12 pm
The air ambulance at Foxes Forest in Hilsea today after a man's body was discovered Picture: Mark Hummerstone

A police spokesman said officers had been called just before 12.43pm today by the ambulance service after the discovery of a body of a man in his 50s in water at Hilsea Lines.

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Next of kin have been informed.

The spokesman said the death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

Formal identification proceedings are taking place.