A body has been discovered on a stretch of beach in Hove this morning (Thursday, 12), Sussex Police have confirmed.

Officers received a report of a man’s body on the beach at Kingsway at around 9am.

Police, who liaised with Coastguard and paramedic crews, said the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The coroner’s officer has been informed and the cause of death is unexplained at this stage.