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UPDATE: Teenage boy charged as part of Gosport murder investigation

Press release   •   Nov 01, 2018 17:57 GMT

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Southcroft Road, Gosport, have charged a teenage boy.

Officers were called to an address shortly after 5.30pm on Monday 29 October where the body of 54-year-old Gosport man Barry Hounsome was discovered.

A 16-year-old boy from Gosport was subsequently arrested and has now been charged with murder.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court on Friday 2 November.