Dead man found lying next to bench in Lewes on Christmas

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The body of a man was discovered in a Lewes street on Christmas morning.

Police were alerted by a concerned member of the public, who found the man - who has not been named but was aged between 40 and 45 - lying beside a bench in Station Street.

Emergency services attended at around 10.30am but sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said: “His death is unexplained but not suspicious and the matter has been referred to the Coroner’s Officer.”