Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that a man from Niton has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of another man in Niton on Monday.
Police were called at 2.22pm on Monday 20th January to assist the ambulance service, following reports that a 42-year-old man needed medical assistance in Castlehaven Lane, Niton.
It is believed the man was assisting with tree surgery work when he suffered a serious injury.
He was taken to St Mary’s Hospital however he was pronounced dead a short while later.
His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.
Police say that as part of their enquiries, they arrested a 42-year-old man from Niton on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence.
He has been released from custody but remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of all involved.