A neighbour of a man who died suddenly outside a high rise tower block in Southampton has described it as a tragedy.

Canberra Towers in Weston was the centre of a police investigation on Saturday after the man in his 30s died just before 10.30am.

Since then, officers have been carrying out enquiries, with the car park cordoned off on Saturday.

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At 4pm yesterday, a police spokesman said the death was still being treated as 'unexpected' and under investigation.

Now, a woman who also lives in Canberra Towers has shared her condolences with the man's family, describing the man's death as 'shocking and truly sad' and saying: "I can't take it out of my mind."

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She added: "I feel sorry for his family, I just hope they reach for help and counselling, because this death is a tragedy, and as such, it will be very traumatic for them and difficult to overcome, if they ever can.

"When something like this occurs, is those alive, who stay and suffer the pain, the ones who suffer the most. The person that dies, rests in peace.

"May he Rest in Peace."

Daily Echo: This was one of many condolences paid to the man in the wake of his death.

On the Echo's Facebook page, Penny West said: “My thoughts are with the young person’s family and friends.

“I hope the local community will support them.”

Carla Jane said: “So sad. RIP.

“Sending love to his family.”

Her thoughts were echoed by Kim Farmer who added: “So sad, RIP. Thinking of the family.”

Kat Annells describe the news as ‘awful’.

She said: “Thoughts are with this poor man's family at this dreadful time.”