BREAKING NEWS PORTSMOUTH

Murder probe launched after teenager dies in Portsmouth

You may notice police activity on a number of roads in Fratton this morning including: Liverpool Road, Manchester Road, Guildford Road, and Sandringham Road.

Police have launched an investigation after an 18 year-old man died in the early hours of this morning in Southsea.

Police were called by our colleagues at South Central Ambulance Service to a report of a seriously injured man at an address on Sackville Street in Portsmouth.
The 18 year-old man was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital with significant injuries, where he has later died.

Police investigating the circumstances of his death; and are carrying out activity in other areas of Portsmouth as we believe the man may have been assaulted earlier in the evening.

Officers are currently carrying out enquiries on roads including: Liverpool Road, Manchester Road, Guildford Road, and Sandringham Road.

We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed anything suspicious.

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference ‘44180054258’, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.