The body of an 80-year-old man was found at the base of cliffs between Beachy Head and Eastbourne on this morning (May 30).
The man had been reported missing earlier on in the day and it was a search team who found his body at Holywell just after 10.30am. Eastbourne Inshore Lifeboat was tasked to help in the recovery.
His next of kin have been informed. There are no suspicious circumstances and the matter has been referred to the coroner's officer.