Man’s body found on Hastings seafront

Part of the seafront was cordoned off. Photo by Ian Mantel
Part of the seafront was cordoned off. Photo by Ian Mantel
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The body of a man was discovered on the seafront this afternoon (Friday, August 25).

Police cars and ambulances were sent to the scene after receiving reports.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Police are investigating after a man’s body was found on the seafront opposite the amusements arcade in Pelham Place.

“The man, believed to be in his 50s, was discovered at around 1pm.”

A large area of the seafront was cordoned off as police and other emergency services investigated.

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