UPDATE: Woman’s body found on Bexhill beach

The air ambulance landed on the beach after the body was found. Photo by Jayan Jackson

The air ambulance landed on the beach after the body was found. Photo by Jayan Jackson

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A woman’s body was found on the beach in Bexhill and was declared dead at the scene this afternoon (Tuesday, May 10), according to police.

The body was spotted below Galley Hill at around 2.30pm and pulled ashore by a member of the public.

Police at the beach below Galley Hill. Photo by David Archer 81T5MPph8n54zAnmNFrv

Police at the beach below Galley Hill. Photo by David Archer 81T5MPph8n54zAnmNFrv

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance was called at around 3.10pm after reports of a medical emergency.

It landed on the beach but the woman was declared dead at the scene.

There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances at this time and it is believed the identity of the woman is known.

The coroner’s officer has been informed and is attending the scene.

The road up to Galley Hill is closed from the sea angling club.

BREAKING: Air ambulance lands on Bexhill beach

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