Police investigating the death of a Romsey man no longer believe it was a hit and run.

As previously reported, Joseph Godden, 28, from Romsey, was found with serious injuries near to The Sun Inn pub on Winchester Hill (A3090) shortly after 11pm on Thursday, April 11.

Despite the best efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Due to his injuries, it was initially believed that he may have been involved in a collision with a vehicle that did not remain at the scene.

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However, officers investigating his death have now determined a vehicle was not involved in his death, following a post-mortem on Monday, April 15.

His family have been informed of this update and continues to be supported by specialist officers, while police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death.

DS Gary Doughty, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: "All of our thoughts are with Joseph's family and friends at this very difficult time.

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"Following our appeal for information last week, our team has received numerous responses from the public and we have investigated each of these lines of enquiry.

"I want to thank everyone who came forward, but we would still like to hear from anyone with information about Joseph's movements that night who has not already come forward.

"We would ask for people to please respect his family's privacy as they deal with their grief."

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 44240152484.

A report can also be made at hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting their website.