Man quizzed over body on pavement

Police will today continue to question a man over the murder of another man whose body was found on the pavement at a holiday resort.

A man was arrested on suspicion of murder after another man's body was found on the pavement at a holiday resort.
A man was arrested on suspicion of murder after another man's body was found on the pavement at a holiday resort.

Officers were called to Cross Street, Sandown, on the Isle of Wight, just after 11pm on Friday by the ambulance service.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Hampshire Police said they are treating his death as unexplained.

A 50-year-old man from Sandown has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Although the victim has not been formally identified, he is believed to be a 44-year-old local man and his next-of-kin have been informed, police added.