THREE bodies were yesterday found at the foot of the Beachy Head cliffs.
Police made the harrowing discoveries at the East Sussex beauty spot on Wednesday afternoon – but have since confirmed the deaths are not connected.
Eddie Mitchell Three bodies have been recovered from below Beachy Head
Police said the body of a 58-year-old man from London was found at the base of the 500ft chalk cliffs just after 3.30pm yesterday.
But while the body was being recovered, emergency services found a second, badly decomposed body of a woman nearby.
About 40 minutes later, a third body was found.
Since the distressing discoveries, police have confirmed the deaths are not being treated as suspicious.
Eddie Mitchell Emergency services arrived at the scene yesterday after being called just after 3.30pm
Eddie Mitchell The three deaths are not believed to be connected
Alamy The East Sussex beauty spot was the scene of tragedy as authorities discovered the three bodies within just a few hours of each other
Police are now investigating each of the deaths.
They were assisted at the scene by Eastbourne RNLI.