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Hampshire Police appeal for witnesses as they investigate Sol Hemy's death in Southampton

Sol Hemy. Photo credited to Hampshire Police.

Police are appealing for witnesses as they continue to investigate incidents around the death of Sol Hemy in the Riverside Park area of Southampton.

Officers were called at around 1:00am on Thursday 5th September to reports of gun shots in River Walk - after which a house being used to cultivate cannabis was found in the area.

A Jeep Cherokee left in Riverside Park was also found to contain a large amount of cannabis.Credit: Hampshire Police - 17/09/19.
Sol Hemy. Photo credited to Hampshire Police.

Just after 6.30am the 20 year-old man from Southampton was found dead in the water at Riverside Park.

His death remains unexplained although he was not shot.

River Walk and Riverside Park were cordoned off for several days after the incident, allowing officers to carry out their enquiries and speak to the community.

If you were driving in the area between 1:00am and 1:20am that morning please call the police on 101.

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