Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Body found in mud flats in Portsmouth harbour

A man's body has been found trapped in mud flats in Portsmouth harbour.

The body was discovered by coastguards in Wicormarine Boatyard, Portchester, on Sunday evening. It was then recovered by the emergency services.

The man had been restoring a boat and his death is not being treated as suspicious, a spokesman for Solent Coastguard said.

Police have not yet released the victim's name but his next of kin have been informed.

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