Body found in lake near Chichester holiday park

Emergency services were called to the park. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell
Emergency services were called to the park. Pictures: Eddie Mitchell

A body has been recovered from a lake at Lakeside Holiday Park, police have confirmed.

Officers were called to the park in Vinnetrow Road near Chichester at 1.38pm today.

The coastguard helicopter was called out

The coastguard helicopter was called out

UPDATE: The park owners have expressed their ‘deepest sympathies’

They were alerted by paramedics following an ‘incident’ at the park, a spokesman for Sussex Police confirmed.

Firefighters and the coastguard helicopter were also called to the scene.

Police say the body of a man, believed to be in his 20s, was recovered from a lake on site about 2.27pm.

The matter has been passed to the coroner's officer

The matter has been passed to the coroner's officer

The police spokesman added: “There are no suspicious circumstances and the coroner’s officer has been informed.”

No further details were immediately available.