Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Sixth arrest in Michael Freshwater Southampton murder inquiry

Westridge Road
Image caption Police said investigation work was ongoing at Westridge Road

Police investigating the death of a man found stabbed to death in Southampton have arrested a sixth person.

The body of Michael Freshwater, 49, was found at a flat in Westridge Road, just after 16:15 BST on Friday.

Hampshire Police said a 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Det Chief Insp Nick Heelan said a "significant amount of resources" were being used to "ascertain the circumstances of Michael's death".

Ashton Singh, 26, has already appeared at Southampton Magistrates' Court charged with perverting the course of justice and was remanded in custody.

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