Body found at Seaford Head identified as Hastings man

A body found at Seaford Head earlier this year has been identified as a 30-year-old Hastings man, police confirmed.

Friday, 5th April 2019, 4:11 pm
Updated Friday, 5th April 2019, 4:17 pm
Police confirmed the news today

Police said a body was found on the beach at Seaford Head on Monday, February 25.

As a result of DNA analysis, the body has been identified as that of Geoffrey Peacock, police confirmed.

The 30-year-old Hastings man had been sought for recall to prison by the Probation Service for breaching the terms of his licence, said police.

A media appeal for his whereabouts had been released in March.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances and the Coroners Officer is continuing enquiries.