Man found unconscious in Bognor Regis dies

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A man found unconscious on the seafront in Bognor Regis has died in hospital.

Ivars Rubenis was found with a serious head injury in Marine Drive West at about 6am on Saturday.

He was taken to hospital in Southampton but died of his injuries yesterday.

Police say Mr Rubenis, who was 46, lived at Belmont Street, Bognor Regis.

His family have been informed and police are liaising with the West Sussex coroner over the tragic death.

A postmortem will take place today.

Detective Sergeant Alan Fenn said; “The cause of Mr Rubenis’s injury remains unexplained, and we would like to speak with anyone who was in the area of the seafront shelters in Marine Drive West between 11pm on Friday (29 January) and 6am on Saturday (January 30).

“If you can help please contact us via or call 101, quoting serial 337 of 30/01.”