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Body of missing Suffolk man found on Sussex beach

PUBLISHED: 10:44 30 October 2020 | UPDATED: 15:52 30 October 2020

Matthew Bursey, 34, was last seen at his address in Exning on Thursday October 1.  Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

Matthew Bursey, 34, was last seen at his address in Exning on Thursday October 1. Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

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The body of a missing man from Exning has been found on a beach on the south coast.

Officers from Sussex Police were called on Monday, October 20 following reports that a body had been found on the seashore at Cuckmere Haven, between Eastbourne and Seaford in Sussex.

Following a number of enquiries carried out by both Sussex and Suffolk police, the body, pending formal Coroner’s inquest proceedings, has been provisionally identified as 34-year-old Matthew Bursey from Exning.

Officers are treating the death as unexplained but do not believe there to be any suspicious circumstances at this stage.

A file will be prepared for the coroner in due course.

Mr Bursey’s next-of-kin have been informed.


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