Road reopened after body found ‘hanging from a tree’

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A Chichester road has been reopened after a body was found ‘hanging from a tree’ this morning.

According to police, at 9am this morning (August 15) officers discovered the body of a man near an underpass in Clay Lane.

Police have said that the death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroners officer has been informed.

A spokesperson from Sussex Police said: “We believe the man is a 28-year-old who lived in Chichester. His family have been informed but formal identification has not yet taken place.”

Clay Lane was closed off for a number of hours between Fishbourne Road and Salthill Road junction, however has now been reopened.

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