A MAN who was found dead in a Southampton river has been named.

Sol Hemy, 20, from Sholing, was found in the water at Riverside Park shortly after 6.30am on Thursday.

His body was discovered after an incident in River Walk where gunshots were heard, but police say he did not suffer gunshot wounds.

His death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Police are urging anyone with information on the incidents to call 101 and quote Operation Tally, or visit https://mipp.police.uk/operation/44HC19W97-PO1. 

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.