Two more bodies recovered at Camber Sands
Sussex Police Report
Two more bodies have been recovered from the sea at Camber Sands this evening (Wednesday 24 August).
Three men died after being pulled from the same area of Camber Sands earlier this afternoon. The bodies of a further two men have been found in the water between 8.15pm and 8.45pm.
Emergency services were called to the beach at 2.10pm to reports of a person in the sea. While they were on scene another person was seen in difficulty at 2.20pm and 15 minutes later a third person was rescued. The three men sadly died despite efforts to save them.
Chief Superintendent Di Roskilly said: “This has been an incredibly tragic situation. At this stage we are doing all we can to establish who the men are and to identify next of kin.
“We are continuing to work with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Royal National Lifeboat Institute, South East Coast Ambulance and Rother District Council to establish what has happened.”