POLICE are investigating the death of a person found in a blazing van on the driveway of a Hampshire home.

Firefighters were called to Donnington Drive, Chandler’s Ford, at around 5am today and made the shocking discovery as they doused the flames.

Forensic officers were at the house until around 3pm today conducting inquiries.

In a statement, police said today: “The deceased has not been formally identified at this time. The cause of death is unexplained but is not being treated as suspicious.”