Tributes have been paid to a Sussex Police officer who has died suddenly.
PC Mark Brown died on Saturday from natural causes. An inquest will not take place.
A force spokesman said: "We can confirm that a serving officer has sadly died after being taken ill suddenly while off duty.
"PC Mark Brown, who was a roads policing officer based at Arundel, died at Southampton General Hospital on Saturday.
"Our thoughts are with Mark's family."
Officers went online to remember PC Brown.
Sussex Police Federation said: “Thinking of the friends and family of PC Mark Brown who passed away today. A true gent and a great colleague. Very sad.
"Fifty is far too young.”
Chief Inspector Pip Taylor said: “My thoughts with Road Police West and the family and friends of PC Mark Brown who sadly passed away today. Devastated. RIP to a true gent.”
If you would like to pay tribute to PC Brown email firstname.lastname@example.org