Appeal to identify man who died suddenly on Sussex trail

Police are trying to identify a man who sadly died on a Sussex cycle path last week.

Tuesday, 14th June 2016, 4:26 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 2:54 am
Cuckoo Trail

A passer-by saw the man on the floor by his bike at around 5.45pm on the Cuckoo Trail, near to Golden Jubilee Way in Eastbourne on Wednesday (June 8).

Emergency services rushed to the scene.

He was treated by paramedics but he passed away at the scene.

The man is believed to be in his late 60s or early 70s, 6’, of medium build, with short grey hair, and no tattoos or identifying scars.

He was wearing brown shorts, a blue/green/yellow checked short sleeve shirt and a fluorescent yellow jacket.

He had with him a blue Raleigh bicycle and a white bike helmet

Coroner’s officer Bob Greenall said, “The man had no physical injuries and we are not treating the death as suspicious.

“He had no form of identification on him, nor a mobile phone and no next of kin has yet come forward.

“If you think you know who he is, please contact us via [email protected] or call 101, quoting serial 1388 of 08/6.”

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