A missing person was found dead at sea by Eastbourne RNLI yesterday.

The RNLI was called at 12.45pm to help Coastguards and the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter with a local search for a person reported missing.

A spokesperson said: “The All Weather Lifeboat crew sadly located a person in the water who was found to be deceased and was recovered onto the Inshore Lifeboat.”

Picture courtesy of Sam Carragher and Craig Robinson.