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Body Of Missing Eastleigh Man Found
Hampshire Police have now confirmed a body found in water near to Hayling Island yesterday (Monday 18th June) is that of missing Eastleigh man Benjamin Hilton.
Mr Hilton, 33, of Sopwith Road, had not been seen since Friday June 8. He had attended a wedding reception at the Roebuck pub in Winchester. He arrived at Portsmouth Harbour railway station the same evening where he was seen on CCTV getting off a train.
Mr Hilton was last seen on the staff side of the Wightlink catamaran jetty at Portsmouth Harbour at 10.18pm.
The death is not being treated as suspicious.
Police say they are supporting Ben's family at this difficult time.
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