Breaking news: Body found on the beach

Eastbourne lifeboat (stock photo) SUS-150704-094025001

Eastbourne lifeboat (stock photo) SUS-150704-094025001

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A body was found on the beach below cliffs in the Cuckmere Haven area this morning (Wednesday, July 1).

The emergency services were alerted to the find at Cliff End at around 10am.

The body was recovered by the Newhaven Coastguard Team and the Newhaven Lifeboat.

Earlier today the Eastbourne Lifeboat searched the shoreline surrounding Beachy Head after a person was reported to have jumped from the cliffs yesterday evening (June 30).

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