A WOMAN has died above a central Brighton pub.

Police and paramedics rushed to Trafalgar Street this morning after someone was heard shouting from above The Great Eastern pub.

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Police assisted ambulance colleagues dealing with a woman found collapsed above The Great Eastern in Trafalgar Street, Brighton.

“Passers-by were alerted by someone calling from an upstairs window just after 9.30am on Friday.

“Sadly, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.”