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A man has died after falling ill on board a ship off the Isle of Wight.

On Monday (11), a man was airlifted to hospital after becoming unwell on a vessel off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

The man was taken to St Mary’s Hospital in Newport, where he was confirmed dead.

A police spokesperson said:

“Officers from Hampshire Constabulary attended the ship to establish the circumstances of the death.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”