UPDATE: Man’s body found in burning van at Eastbourne cemetery

Fire & Rescue East Sussex SUS-150522-132402001
Fire & Rescue East Sussex SUS-150522-132402001

The body of a man has been discovered in a van found burning in an Eastbourne cemetery today (Sunday).

Sussex Police say officers were called in by firefighters after they went to a vehicle fire in Willingdon Cemetery in Gorringe Valley Road at 8.20am.

A police spokesperson said, “A deceased man’s body was found inside.

“His death is being treated as unexplained.

“The area has been cordoned off and the coroner’s officer has been informed.”

No further details have been released but it has been confirmed a body that a body was inside.

Emergency services and a police guard at still at the scene.

Photo by Eddie Mitchell and Dan Jessup.

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