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Police on the Isle of Wight are investigating the discovery of a man’s body at Nelson Drive in Cowes this morning (Saturday).

As first reported by Island Echo, emergency services arrived on the scene at the crack of dawn before cordoning off a section of the residential road. Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that they were called at 06:22, with the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service drafted in to assist at 06:45.

The currently unidentified man’s death is being treated as unexplained but non-suspicious at this time.

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A cordon remains in place as investigations continue.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Police on 101, quoting reference number 182 of 10/03/2018.

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