Man arrested following body find in Dorset

A man has been arrested after a body was discovered in a flat in Dorset.

Police said the dead man, believed to be in his 60s, was found in Ham Meadow, Marnhall, near Sturminster Newton, on Friday evening.

A 23-year-old local man was arrested soon afterwards following a search using dogs and the force helicopter.

The property has been cordoned off. The results of a post-mortem examination are expected later and the man's next of kin have been informed.

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