Body found at Beachy Head

Beachy Head.
Beachy Head.

A BODY was found at Beachy Head in the search for a missing man on Saturday, police have said.

The body of a man was found around 12pm (September 20) at the base of cliffs at Beachy Head.

Although the body has yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be that of Desmond Carr.

The 55-year-old was last seen around 5pm on Thursday.

Sussex Police has said the man’s next of kin have been made aware of the discovery of the body.

At this time the death is being treated as unexplained.

Police were trying to locate Mr Carr, from Ewell, after he was seen at Clapham Junction Railway Station on Thursday.

It was believed he may have got a train to Sussex.