Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Boy found dead at Hook railway station

Hook Railway station
Image caption Police are investigating how the boy died

The body of a 16-year-old boy has been found at a railway station in Hampshire.

He was discovered by a passer-by on the tracks close to Hook station near Basingstoke at about 0700 BST.

The teenager was found below a bridge and it is not yet known if the death was accidental or suicide.

British Transport Police said the death was being treated as "unexplained". The body has been taken to a local mortuary and next of kin are being informed.

Train services were disrupted for several hours while investigations were carried out.

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