Body recovered from water at Itchenor

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A body was recovered by police from the water at Itchenor yesterday (Sunday July 22).

At 5pm, officers were called by the Coastguard Service to Itchenor Sailing Club, near Chichester, following reports of a body in the water.

A body, wearing swimming trunks and goggles, was recovered a short while later from just outside the Harbour on the salt flats.

The body is believed to be that of a 62-year old Chichester man.

Police are not treating the incident as suspicious and the Coroner’s Officer has been informed.