Two men arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Eastleigh have been released from custody.

The men, aged 26 and 29, from Eastleigh, were arrested on suspicion of murder.

But last night they were released from custody although police said the pair remain under investigation.

The were arrested after police were were called at 5.44am on Sunday to a report of two vehicles colliding with a pedestrian on Woodside Avenue.

The pedestrian, Sagar Bhatti, 23, of Avon Green, Chandler's Ford, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family are being supported by specialist officers.

Police say the men arrested were not in either of the cars involved in the collision and officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr Bhatti's death.

Detective Inspector Lee Macarthur, who is leading the inquiry, said: "This is a complex investigation and we are hoping those living in the area may be able to help.

“As a result of our enquiries so far we are looking for information in relation to two different areas.

“The first is in Broadlands Avenue and we would like to speak to anyone who may have seen or heard a disturbance in this area between 5am and 5.45am on Sunday.

“If you live in the area and have CCTV, please let us know as you may have captured something which could assist our investigation.

“The second is Woodside Avenue, where the collision took place.

“We’re still keen to speak to anyone who was driving along this road between 5.30am and 5.45am.

“If you saw anyone in the area between these times or think you may have captured something on your dash cam then please let us know.

“Even the smallest bits of information, that might not seem significant to you, may turn out to be very valuable to the investigation, so please do get in touch.”

Anyone with information, including dash cam footage or CCTV, are asked to get in touch.

Please call 101 and quote Operation Laminated 44190084129. Alternatively, make a report using the following link

Or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 1111 and leave information anonymously.