DETECTIVES have launched an inquiry after a man’s body was found.

Officers were called to Sea Road in Bexhill on Wednesday at 9.40am where the body of the 22-year-old was found.

They are investigating the “sudden death” and believe he may have been a victim in an altercation at an address in Western Road, Bexhill, earlier that morning.

The cause of death is not yet known and is under investigation, but four men aged 30, 36, 41, and 48 have been arrested along with a 33-year-old woman.

Police launched Operation Elmhurst, anyone with information should 101 and quote the operation name.