A BODY has been found in a park by police. 

Police were called to Southwater Country Park, near Horsham, shortly after noon yesterday. 

Officers were alerted to concerns for a female. 

When emergency services arrived, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said: “There are no suspicious circumstances and the coroner’s officer has been informed.

“An area of woodland was temporarily closed to the public while police were in attendance, but has since reopened.”