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Man Charged With Murder Of Man In Ryde

BREAKING: A man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Ryde.

Police attended a flat in George Street on Tuesday afternoon (4) where the body of 33-year-old Scott Edward Cooper, of Newport, was discovered.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Following an investigation, Piers Carl Brazier, aged 38, of George Street in Ryde has been charged with murder. He has been remanded in custody to appear at West Hampshire Magistrates Court this morning (Saturday 8 January).

A 28-year-old man, also arrested on suspicion of murder, remains in police custody at this time. A 29-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on conditional police bail while our enquiries continue.

Specialist officers remain in Ryde carrying out enquiries and police have thanked m the public and businesses in the local area for their patience and support as they progress the investigation.

Anyone with information that may assist enquiries is asked to call 101 quoting Op Amaryllis/44220003393. Alternatively, go online and submit information via the following form: https://orlo.uk/1QjES