Man's Body Found In West Sussex

An investigation's started after a man's body was found near Ford Open Prison in West Sussex.

The body was  found at a waste site on an industrial estate. 

Sussex Police were called after the man was discovered at Rudford Industrial Estate, near Ford, West Sussex, shortly before 9am today. 

Officers are investigating the scene, which lies to the east of Ford Open Prison, and confirmed that the man's death is being treated as unexplained.

A police spokeswoman said:

"Police were called shortly before 9am on Tuesday to reports a body had been found at the Rudford Industrial Estate near Ford. 

"The body of a man was found at the waste site. 

"Detectives are at the early stages of their investigation into the circumstances and at this time the death is treated as unexplained." 



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