Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Body of man found in Southampton's Itchen River

The body of a man has been discovered in a river in Southampton.

The dead man was spotted in the River Itchen, near Woodmill Activity Centre in the north of the city, by a member of the public at about 08:00 BST.

Hampshire Constabulary said the man had yet to be identified and his cause of death was unknown.

A force spokesman said the coroner had been informed and a post-mortem examination would take place "in due course".

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