A BODY has been found at Beachy Head.

It was recovered earlier today by a Coastguard helicopter.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Coastguard have made us aware of the discovery of a body at the bottom of the cliffs at Beachy Head.

“They have assisted with the recovery of the body.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”

Police worked with Eastbourne Coastguard.

A spokesman for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said: “I can confirm HM Coastguard has been assisting Sussex Police with an incident at Beachy Head earlier today.”