A MAN was found dead at an address in Newport this afternoon (Friday).

Police were called to the Scarrots Lane property by the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service, shortly before 4pm.

The body of a 46-year-old man had been found inside.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and his next of kin have been informed.

A file is being prepared for the coroner.

It is the second such incident on the Isle of Wight today. A man's body was found at an address in Ryde less than an hour previously.