Road under Police Guard following Christmas Day Death

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Sad News to report from the Isle of Wight this morning : A road on the Isle of Wight remains sealed off and under Police guard following the death of a person. Both Police and the Isle of Wight Ambulance service attended the incident just after 12am on Christmas morning. Pier Street in Ventnor remains sealed off with a large Police presence. A spokesman for” title=”Hampshire”>Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police said an investigation has been launched and the next of kin of those involved have been informed. A spokesperson for” title=”Hampshire”>Hampshire Police said ” An investigation has been launched after a man died following an incident in Pier Street, Ventnor.

Officers were called just after midnight this morning (December 25) to a report that a man has been assaulted.

Officers attended and sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

An area of Pier Street has been cordoned off as part of the investigation.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this incident and is currently in police custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Philip Scrase said: “We are in the early stages of this investigation into a man’s death, which is being treated as suspicious.

“I would like anyone who has any information about what has taken place to contact us as soon as possible.”

We are not in a position to confirm the identity of the deceased or any further details relating to the incident at this stage.