Man found dead in woods at Crawley

The body of a man has been found in woodlands at Crawley this morning (Monday, December 3), Sussex Police has revealed.

Monday, 3rd December 2018, 6:47 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 8:25 am

Police confirmed a man, who had been reported missing from Crawley in the early hours, was found at 4.30am in Rusper, west of Ifield.

A police spokesman added: "The National Police Air Service [NPAS] helicopter was deployed to assist in the search for the missing man.

"Sadly the man's body was discovered in woodland north of Rusper.

"Next of kin have been informed."

Police confirmed there are 'no suspicious circumstances' and the matter has been passed on to the coroner's office.