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UPDATED: EAST COWES CEMETERY CORDONED OFF FOLLOWING BODY DISCOVERY


A large number of police officers have descended on East Cowes and have cordoned off a cemetery this afternoon (Friday).

Emergency services, including 7 police units and resources from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service, responded to the scene on Kingston Road shortly after 16:00.

A specialist search advisor from the mainland is in attendance, as are officers from Newport CID.

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It is unknown at this time if the incident is connected with a search in Cowes earlier on this afternoon.

UPDATE @ 17:22 – It has been confirmed by Hampshire Constabulary that a body has been discovered.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary has told Island Echo:

“Police are at the cemetery on Kingston Road, East Cowes, following the discovery of a man’s body.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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Golly
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Golly

RIP mate! ☹️

Oliver
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Oliver

Does anyone know who yet

Maddie
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Maddie

Yes

Atrvo
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Atrvo

who?

Jonathan Gayle
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Jonathan Gayle

rest in peace bro sorry we never got that catch up

Vikki
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Vikki

Rip dan….. you plonka… ur b missed n always loved by many. Top bloke….. heart goes out to your mum…. bruv…. kids…. n all family ☹ will miss you xxxxxxx

Richard
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Richard

RIP Mate

Karlo
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Karlo

A true Gent, I’ll bring you a beer later on tonight mate. Sleep tight.

Dylan
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Dylan

Poor guy

Jonathan Gayle
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Jonathan Gayle

to the admin please may i ask that you remove the advert for the festival of the dead
of this feed i know sensitivity is something the island echo lack but have a word.

Shirley Trezise
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Shirley Trezise

So sad rest in peace Daniel

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