Dead man found in lake identified by coroner

THE BODY of a man found in a lake has been identified by East Sussex Coroner’s Office.

Stuart Wickison, a 23-year-old man from Milfoil Drive, Eastbourne, was found in Shinewater Park, Eastbourne, on the evening of August 2. Police are not treating the death as suspicious. An inquest will be opened and adjourned within the next week.

Mr Wickison was discovered the same day as another man, Richard Carey, aged 25, of Elgar Way in Eastbourne, was found dead in woodland near the railway in Pevensey.

Enquiries into both deaths were continuing with coroner’s offices.