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.
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.