54-year old man found dead at Easebourne

A 54 year old former employee of the Cowdray Estate was found dead at a house in Easebourne on Saturday, (November 18).

Monday, 20th November 2017, 4:58 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 7:28 am

A Sussex police spokesman said: “Officers entered the premises in Easebourne Lane on Saturday morning. Due to the circumstances advised when the alarm was raised, armed officers were deployed to the scene and the road outside was closed for a short time while entry was gained.

“Sadly, a 54-year-old man was found dead inside shortly before 11.30am.”

The police spokesman said there were no suspicious circumstances and the matter had been passed to the coroner’s officer.

Chief executive of the Cowdray Estate, Jonathan Russell said: “The Cowdray Estate was shocked and saddened to learn that a former employee, was found dead during the morning of Saturday, at a property in Easebourne.

He added: “The estate is understandably unable to comment on the situation, however our thoughts and condolences are with his family.”

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