As previously reported police attended a flat in George Street on the afternoon of Tuesday 4th January where the body of 33-year-old Scott Edward Cooper, of Newport, was discovered.
His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
Following an investigation, Piers Carl Brazier (pictured), aged 38, of George Street in Ryde has been charged with murder.
He has been remanded in custody to appear at West Hampshire Magistrates’ Court today (Saturday 8th January).
A 28-year-old man, also arrested on suspicion of murder, remains in police custody at this time. A 29-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on conditional police bail while enquiries continue.
Specialist officers remain in Ryde carrying out enquiries and would like to thank the public and businesses in the local area for their patience and support as they progress investigations.
Anyone with information that may assist our enquiries is asked to call 101 quoting Op Amaryllis/44220003393. Alternatively, go online and submit information via the following form: https://orlo.uk/1QjES