Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Hampshire fire deaths rumours 'dismissed'

Chilworth car fire
Image caption Police were called to Chilworth near Southampton early on Tuesday morning

Police have dismissed speculation on social media websites that the deaths of two men found in fires in Hampshire are linked.

A man was killed in a car fire in Chilworth on Tuesday while Jamie Dack was found in an industrial bin fire in Southampton on Sunday.

A post-mortem examination carried out on the man found in Chilworth has proved inconclusive.

Four people are still being questioned over the death of Mr Dack, 22.

Police issued a statement saying: "Despite public speculation on social networking sites, Hampshire Constabulary is not linking the death to the murder of Jamie Dack in Southampton."

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