A MAN has died after falling from a cliff.

Witnesses reported a heavy police presence in the Rottingdean area as emergency services attended the scene.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “At 1.10pm on we were informed that a man, believed to be in his early forties, had fallen from cliffs at Marine Drive, Saltdean, onto the under cliff path below, sustaining serious injuries.

“A doctor and lifeguards at the scene provided cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) but sadly the man was confirmed dead at the scene.

“There are no suspicious circumstances and the Coroners Officer is continuing enquiries.”