Body of a Man Discovered in River Itchen


A body of a man was discovered near Itchen Bridge in Southampton this afternoon, Wednesday 3rd June.

The Itchen bridge in Southampton, near where the body was found. Photo credit:

This comes two weeks after another man was found dead in the River Itchen area.

According to The Daily Echo, the discovery was reportedly made at around 1:20pm, which Hampshire Constabulary are investigating.

Initially thought to be alive, a lifeboat was deployed to rescue the individual, but it was later discovered that they were dead.

The man is yet to be identified but is thought to be in his 20s, 30s or 40s; his death is currently being treated as unexplained.

The Wessex Scene will keep you updated as soon as more news is made available.


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