The body of a 46-year-old man has been found at a property in Newport today (Friday).

Less than an hour after Police were called to the discovery of a man’s body in Ryde, officers were called to Scarrots Lane in Newport.

The alarm was raised by the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service shortly before 16:00.

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The death is not being treated as suspicious and next of kin have been informed.

A file is being prepared for the coroner.

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