A MAN has been found dead at Northwood Cemetery in Cowes this morning (Saturday).

Emergency services were called out just before 8am this morning after members of the public reported the discovery.

Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service confirmed the man was deceased and the incident was handed over to police.

A police cordon was set up around the cemetery while officers carried out investigations.

UPDATE 10:44

Police have said the death is not being treated as suspicious.

A police spokesperson said: "We were called at 7.50am today following the discovery of a man's body in Northwood Cemetery.

"Next of kin have been informed but formal identification procedures are ongoing.

"At this stage, the death is not being treated as suspicious and a file is being prepared for the coroner."