Portsmouth Street On Lockdown After Body Found

A man has died after falling from a block of flats in Buckland this afternoon we can reveal.

Police have sealed off Nickleby House in All Saints Road following the grim discovery of the man at the bottom of the flats.

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An area of Buckland around All Saints Road remains cordoned off with a large Police presence. Scenes of crime officers have also been called the incident and a residents are being asked to stay put whilst Police deal with the incident.

The floor he fell from has not yet been revealed.

Police were called just after 4pm this afternoon (25th March) after residents in the block found the man on the grass area of the block.

A Hampshire Police source said: “We were called to Nickleby House, All Saints, Road, Portsmouth at around 4pm today following a report that a man had fallen from the building. ” The incident is not being treated as suspicious at this time.” Nickleby House is currently cordoned off with police tape and officers are standing guard at the scene.”

A spokesman for South Central Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 4.03pm to a male that had fallen from a height. ‘We sent an ambulance officer, but the patient had passed away at the scene.”

UPDATE: Undertakers have removed the deceased man and Council contractors have cleaned the affected area. The large amount of Police vehicles have now left the area and the cordons have been removed.