Body recovered from the sea by lifeboat

Splash Point, Seaford
Splash Point, Seaford

A body, understood to be decomposed, was recovered from the sea this afternoon (Friday, July 27).

Emergency services were alerted by a member of the public at around midday.

At approximately 1pm, Newhaven Lifeboat’s crew recovered the body from the water to the east of Splash Point below Seaford Head.

Sussex Police and the East Sussex Coroner’s office have been informed.