Teenager found dead in Eastbourne park

A 15-year-old has been found dead in a park in Eastbourne.

Police said emergency services were called by a member of the public to Hampden Park at 8.40pm last night (Tuesday, April 19) over concerns for a teenager.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said, “Sadly, a 15-year-old was declared dead at the scene. Their next of kin have been informed.

“There were no suspicious circumstances and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”