COUNTY NEWS: Road reopened after body found '˜hanging from a tree'

A road has been reopened after a body was found '˜hanging from a tree' this morning.

Monday, 15th August 2016, 5:41 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 2:34 am

According to police, at 9am this morning (August 15) officers discovered the body of a man near an underpass in Clay Lane, Chichester.

Police have said that the death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroners officer has been informed.

A spokesperson from Sussex Police said: “We believe the man is a 28-year-old who lived in Chichester. His family have been informed but formal identification has not yet taken place.”

Clay Lane was closed off for a number of hours between Fishbourne Road and Salthill Road junction, however has now been reopened.

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