Work continues to identify man's body recovered from Langstone Harbour

FORMAL identification procedures are '˜continuing' after a man's body was found in Langstone Harbour, police have said.

Saturday, 16th June 2018, 12:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:52 pm

Officers have confirmed investigations into the body recovered on Thursday morning near Gunner Point, on Hayling Island are ongoing.

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The discovery was made by the Portsmouth lifeboat, which carried out a joint search with HM Coastguard at about 7am, following reports of a body seen near the entrance to Langstone Harbour.

Police later stated it was a man who had been found, and that early examinations showed his body had ‘been in the water for some time’.

Police are appealing for witnesses