Police search Newport property as part of murder investigation

POLICE have confirmed officers investigating a suspected murder in Ryde are searching a property in Newport.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said they are carrying out enquiries in New Street.

Police attended a flat in George Street on Tuesday afternoon, where the body of the man, aged in his 30s, was discovered.

On the same day, police arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

A warrant of further detention in custody was granted for 36 hours, and earlier today, police made two further arrests as part of their investigation.

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