Body found on beach

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HM Coastguard Stock SUS-151006-160828001

Emergency services including the coastguard helicopter are at Beachy Head this afternoon (Tuesday) following reports of a person on the beach.

A person was seen to fall from the cliffs at Beachy Head near the lighthouse shortly after lunchtime.

The Eastbourne lifeboat has been launched and crews are working with coastguards and police.

The coastguard helicopter was also reported to be en route.