Three bodies were found at the bottom of cliffs at Beachy Head yesterday.

Police, coastguards and lifeboat crews were first alerted at 3.30pm.

The body of a 58-year-old man from London was recovered by the RNLI inshore lifeboat team from Eastbourne.

Then at 5pm, a "badly decomposed" body, believed to be of a woman, was found nearby.

Finally, 40 minutes later, a third body was found, and it is believed to be a man from London.

In a statement today, Sussex Police have said that none of the deaths are linked and said that there appear to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding the deaths.

Antoni Emchowicz took this photograph and said: "A body was picked up close to the Beachy Head Lighthouse at around 7pm today.

"The helicopter landed at around 6.45 pm and took off about 20 minutes later."

Police say enquiries are continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the force at or call 101 and quote serial 975 of 13/06