Man and six-year-old girl die after incident on Isle of Wight


A six-year-old girl and a 44-year-old man have died after an incident on the Isle of Wight.

The girl was found unconscious at a house in East Cowes on Wednesday morning, alongside the man's body and two dead dogs, Hampshire Police said.

She was rushed to St Mary's Hospital in Newport but died a short time later.

At this stage police are treating this as an isolated incident and say they would like to reassure the community that there is no wider risk.

Police say they will have a presence at the address overnight.