Body found in Petersfield garden

A body has been found in a garden in Midhurst Road, Petersfield, police have confirmed.

Police were called at 9.40am yesterday to a report the body of a man in his 40s had been found at a property, with a cordon still in place around the scene today.

Body found in garden. Petersfield, taken 12-11-18

Body found in garden. Petersfield, taken 12-11-18

Photos taken today showed multiple cars and officers at Sheet Common House.

A spokesman for Hampshire Police said formal identification of the man has not yet taken place and a postmortem examination is due to take place this afternoon (Monday November 12).

The death is currently being treated as unexplained, the spokesman added.

Body found in garden. Petersfield, taken 12-11-18

Body found in garden. Petersfield, taken 12-11-18

Body found in garden. Petersfield, taken 12-11-18

Body found in garden. Petersfield, taken 12-11-18