Body found at Cuckmere Haven

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The body of a woman who ran into the sea at Brighton was discovered by a passer by at Cuckmere Haven beach at 8am on Saturday (December 28).

The body was identified, police revealed yesterday (Thursday January 2), as that of 36-year-old Joanna Brown, of Ewart Street, Brighton.

She had not been seen since she ran into the sea at the beach in Brighton shortly after 2am on Saturday December 21.

Police said her reason for running into the water was still not clear, but her death is not being treated as suspicious and the Brighton and Hove Coroner’s officer is continuing enquiries.