Bognor Regis seafront death was not suspicious

Police cordoned off the scene on Saturday
Police cordoned off the scene on Saturday

The death of a man found unconscious in a shelter on Bognor Regis seafront on Saturday (January 30) was not suspicious, say police.

Ivars Rubenis, 46, who lived at Belmont Street, Bognor Regis, 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 the following day, Sunday (January 31).

A postmortem at Worthing Hospital on Monday confirmed that death had resulted from the head injury.

A police spokesman said: “Inquiries have now concluded and the death is not being treated as suspicious.”

The Coroner’s Officer is continuing an investigation.

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