Page last updated at 17:25 GMT, Friday, 20 February 2009

Shoreline body find man named

The body of a man found washed up along the shoreline in Portsmouth has been formally identified.

Paul Vigay, 44, of Manners Road, Southsea, had been reported missing at about 2300 GMT on Thursday.

Hampshire Police said a passerby spotted his body in the water at Eastney Esplanade, near to the Royal Marines Museum, on Friday morning.

His death was not being treated as suspicious. A post-mortem examination will take place later.

Print Sponsor

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific