Man Found On Fire In Woods Has Died

A mans died after being found on fire in some woods on the south coast.

A Hampshire Police spokesperson has told Heart:

"A member of the public called to tell us they had seen a man on fire in woodland on Sunday just off Harkness Drive in Waterlooville.

"The 63-year-old was treated at the scene and was airlifted by helicopter to Queen Alexandra Hospital, but died at about 6am yesterday morning after suffering 100 per cent burns.

"We set up a cordon where he was found while we looked into it, but the death isn't being treated as suspicious."

The man has not yet been named as next of kin have not been informed.

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