Body found at Beachy Head

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The body of a young man was recovered by a helicopter at Beachy Head yesterday (Thursday).

Police say the 22-year-old man was found at the foot of the cliffs at around 3pm.

There were no suspicious circumstances and the coroner has been informed, according to a spokesperson for Sussex Police.

A post-mortem examination is expected to take place during the week commencing January 29, followed by an inquest.