Brighton: Man Dies In Sea

A man has died after jumping into the sea off Brighton Pier.

The Brighton Inshore Lifeboat pulled him out of the water in under 20 minutes and crew members tried to resuscitate him.

Solent Coastguards were alerted by a member of the public at 6.03pm Saturday evening. They told Heart the dead man was aged between 20 - 40.

The Brighton Lifeboat posted a message about the attempted rescue on its Facebook site.

"At 6.04pm Brighton Lifeboat were tasked by Solent Coastguard after reports of a person jumping off Brighton Pier.

"A crew was quickly assembled and the lifeboat made best speed to Brighton Pier where the casualty was quickly located and brought aboard Brighton Lifeboat.

"The crew began CPR on the casualty whilst the lifeboat headed back to Brighton Marina where shore crew from Brighton Lifeboat were ready to take over.

"South East Coast Ambulance were soon to arrive and the casualty was handed over in to their care.

"The casualty was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital and Brighton Lifeboat was stood down at 7.19pm."  

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