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Investigation launched after Body found in Newport

Officers on the Isle of Wight have cordoned off Parkhurst Military Cemetery in Newport this morning (Thursday) following the grim discovery of a body underneath a tree. A white sheet lay covering the person that has been found.

Hampshire Constabulary have cordoned off the cemetery on Forest Road near to Hunnyhill Primary School the discovery was made just after 6.30am despite best efforts of Police and Paramedics the man was unable to be saved.
An investigation has been launched into the death and Hampshire Police have confirmed that they have been asked by the coroner to investigate the death.

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