Chichester Harbour death not suspicious

Portsmouth coastguard called to reports of a body near Chichester

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POLICE say they are not treating the death of a man found dead just outside in Chichester Harbour as suspicious.

The 62-year-old, from Chichester, was found on salt marshes close to Itchenor Sailing Club, West Sussex, at 5pm on Sunday.

He was wearing goggles and swimming trunks. The coastguard took the body to St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester. Sussex Police say the coroner’s officer has been informed.