Police Seal off Embank near Southampton

Police have sealed off a large area of a motorway embankment and have had cones put out from the Junction 7/8 at Hedge End. A large amount of Police officers have been seen search an area of grassland and a nearby stream. A Police van is parked within the coned off area and a large Police presence remain. PART of a Hampshire motorway has been cordoned off as police investigate the murder of a Southampton man.

Shkelzen Dauti, better known as Genny, was found dead in Gilpin Close, Southampton, prompting police to launch a murder probe.

The 21-year-old had a stab wound to his chest and officers arrested a 30-year-old woman a 27-year-old man and a 28-year-old man after the discovery on Saturday, March 11.

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And now detectives have closed part of the westbound carriageway of the M27 between junction five and junction seven.

Hampshire Constabulary says specialist officers will remain at the scene today and tomorrow.

A statement says: “We are making every effort to ensure there is minimal disruption to road users.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101

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