Man dies after being found in the water off Brighton coast

A man has died after being swept out to sea off the Brighton coast.

Officers received reports in the early hours of Saturday morning a man was in the water.

A man was found in the water off the Brighton coast

A man was found in the water off the Brighton coast

Police along with members of the Coastguard and ambulance service immediately attended and the man was pulled from the sea.

A police spokesman said: “Unfortunately despite the best efforts of all agencies the man was pronounced deceased.”

Officers are currently informing and supporting his next of kin and investigations are contiuing.

Police were joined by the Coastguard and ambulance services

Police were joined by the Coastguard and ambulance services

Officers investigating

Officers investigating

Police at the scene

Police at the scene