BREAKING: Man dies after falling from Eastbourne pier

A man has died after falling from Eastbourne pier today (Friday).

Friday, 5th May 2017, 1:37 pm
Updated Sunday, 7th May 2017, 9:53 pm
An air ambulance on the beach. Photo Craig Harmer SUS-170505-133435001
An air ambulance on the beach. Photo Craig Harmer SUS-170505-133435001

Emergency services were called to reports that a man had fallen from the pier into the sea around 12pm, according to Sussex Police.

Police say the man was pulled from the water but despite the efforts of paramedics he sadly died at the scene.

The Coroner has been informed and no one else is being sought in connection with the incident at this time.

Photo by Craig Harmer.