Man found dead in bog

Emergency services were called to the man last Thursday (April 6)
Emergency services were called to the man last Thursday (April 6)

A man has been found dead in a bog in Crawley.

Emergency services were called to a report of a man who was not breathing who had fallen into a bog in Balcombe Road, Maidenbower, last Thursday (April 6), police said.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Sadly the 37-year-old man died at the scene.

“A 30-year-old man who was with the deceased was also rescued from the bog and then arrested on suspicion of supply a class A drug. He remains in custody.

“Investigations are continuing.”

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