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Body found at Whitstable beach

A body has been found on a beach this morning.

Emergency services descended on Whitstable seafront in the early hours after being alerted to reports of a body on the shore.

A body was found on Whitstable beach this morning
A body was found on Whitstable beach this morning

Passers-by reported seeing fire crews, ambulance workers and police officers on the scene.

A tent was set up and the entrance to the beach had been cordoned off – though this has since cleared.

A police spokesperson said: “Kent Police was called to a report that a body had been found on the beach near Harbour Street, Whitstable at 6.15am on June 20 (Thursday).

“Officers attended and a man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

“The death is not currently being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the coroner.”

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