Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Southsea New Year's Day murder inquiry: Two arrested

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Portsmouth on New Year's Day.

The body of Christopher Butler, 27, from Southsea, was discovered at a flat in Waverley Road in the early hours of Friday.

A 23-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man, both from Portsmouth, are being held, Hampshire Constabulary said.

A post-mortem examination on Friday was inconclusive.

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