DETECTIVES investigating the death of a Southampton man whose body was found in the River Itchen have made two arrests.

Officers say a 32-year-old man from Winchester has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender following the death of 20-year-old Sol Hemy, whose body was found in the water at Riverside Park on September 5.

Police say a 28-year-old man from Southampton has been re-arrested on suspicion of murder.

Both men remain in police custody at this time.

The arrest comes after officers received reports of gun shots being heard in River Walk just after 1am on Thursday 5 September.

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(Sol Hemy, whose body was found in Riverside Park)

Shortly after, an address on River Walk was found to be cultivating cannabis, and a vehicle left in Riverside Park was found to contain the a large amount of cannabis.

Just after 6.30am, the body of Mr Hemy was found in the water at Riverside Park.

Anyone with information around the circumstances of Mr Hemy's death to call 101 and quote Operation Telly.

Alternatively, go to and report online, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and leave information anonymously.