Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Body found in sea thought to be 'missing man' Ben Hilton

Ben Hilton
The last confirmed sighting of Ben Hilton was at Portsmouth Harbour

A body found in the sea off Hayling Island is believed to be that of missing Hampshire man Ben Hilton, police have said.

Mr Hilton, 33, from Eastleigh, has been missing since he attended a wedding in Winchester on 8 June.

Formal identification procedures are still to be completed and the coroner has been notified. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Mr Hilton's family has been informed, Hampshire Constabulary said.

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