Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Sailor on board HMS Cattistock died of gunshot wound

A 20-year-old sailor found dead on board HMS Cattistock in Portsmouth died of a single gunshot wound to the head.

Samuel Hatton, a Royal Navy engineering technician who lived at the naval base in Portsmouth, was found dead on Sunday afternoon.

A post-mortem examination was carried out and police are not treating the death as suspicious.

A separate investigation has been launched by the navy.

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