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Body of a man who fled police has been found in a Southampton river still handcuffed

Hampshire Police has confirmed the body of a man was discoveredin the River Itchen at Woodmill in Southampton on Sunday, still handcuffed from an earlier incident.

They've confirmed the body is a 22-year-old man who ran away from police while being detained on the 12th January.

The force say initial enquiries suggest the body has been in the water for a long time but the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Hampshire Police say an internal review is ongoing.

A file is being prepared for the coroner.

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