Man’s body found in Solent off Isle of Wight coast

Man’s body found in Solent off Isle of Wight coast

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Lee-on-Solent Coastguard said the body was found about 10 miles south west of Freshwater

A man’s body has been found in the Solent off the Isle of Wight coast.

The body, discovered about 10 miles off the south west coast of the island, was reported by the coastguard to police on Wednesday at about 13:45 BST.

Hampshire police said the death of the man in his 40’s was being treated as “unexplained”.

The force said officers were working to identify the man and a file was being prepared for the coroner.