Coastguard recovers man’s body spotted in English Channel


The body of a man has been recovered by the Coastguard in the English Channel, after being spotted by another vessel.

The body, which was lifted from the water this afternoon, has been taken to Eastbourne, Sussex Police have said.

Officers said the man had been seen in the water in the “mid-English Channel”. They have not identified him, or confirmed his nationality.

Enquiries have begun into the circumstances of his death.

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