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UPDATE: Men arrested in connection with death of man in Eastleigh released from custody but remain under investigation

Press release   •   Mar 12, 2019 20:39 GMT

Two men arrested following the death of a man in Eastleigh have been released from custody this evening but remain under investigation.

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

Police were called at 5.44am on Sunday 10 March 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.

Officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident. 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.

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number


In an emergency, call 999.