Body of man from Suffolk found on the seashore near Beachy Head

The body of a man from Exning has been recovered from the seashore in Sussex.

Officers from Sussex Police were called on Monday, October 20, following reports that a body had been found at Cuckmere Haven, between Eastbourne and Seaford, near Beachy Head.

Following a number of enquiries carried out by both Sussex and Suffolk police, the body, pending formal Coroner’s inquest proceedings, has been provisionally identified as 34-year-old Matthew Bursey, from Exning.

Officers are treating the death as unexplained but do not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances at this stage.

A file will be prepared for the coroner in due course.

Matthew’s next-of-kin have been informed.

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