Body found in Chichester city centre

A body was found in Chichester city centre yesterday (Saturday).

Sunday, 17th June 2018, 10:58 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:53 pm
Photo by Mark Chapman
Photo by Mark Chapman

Police are investigating the death of a man found in Canon Lane, off South Street, at 10.18am.

The 33-year-old man was sadly dead at the scene, Sussex Police said.

A 45-year-old man of no fixed address has been arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs and is currently in custody.

Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious.

The area near the South Street entrance to the Cathedral was cordoned off at the top of Canon Lane for some time yesterday.

A number of emergency services including four police cars and two ambulances were called to the scene.

Photo by Mark Chapman