Helicopters in Eastbourne search discover body

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The Sussex Police helicopter ENGSUS00120120220135922

Police and coastguard helicopters have been circling above Beachy Head this morning (Monday) as a body was discovered.

The police helicopter was called at 10am to join a search for reports of a missing person from the London area around the Beachy Head area.

A body was discovered by the helicopter crew at 10.15am.

The coastguard helicopter is on now on scene and arrangements are being made to move the body from the foot of the cliffs.

No other details are known at this time.

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