Published: 15:32, 04 August 2021
| Updated: 12:35, 05 August 2021
Emergency services were called to a beach after the body of a man was discovered.
Police and firefighters quickly made their way to Shellness Beach near Leysdown, on Sheppey, shortly after noon today.
A fire engine and four police cars were seen in Shellness Road at about 1pm.
A police spokesman said: "At 12.22pm, Kent Police was called to Shellness Beach, Leysdown, following the discovery of a man’s body.
"The man was declared deceased at the scene and, at present, no suspicious circumstances have been identified.
"Officers are continuing to conduct inquiries and will prepare a report for the coroner."
The man was in his 60s and from the local area. His next of kin has been informed.