A WOMAN has died after reports of a body being pulled out of the water near Brighton Marina.
Emergency services arrived close to the popular marina at around 4.30pm on Tuesday, after calls describing a woman in the water.
Coastguard crews from Brighton and Shoreham raced to save the woman, alongside police and ambulance crews.
A coastguard helicopter from Lee-on-the-Solent, in Hampshire, was also called to the incident.
An eye-witness at the scene told The Argus that emergency services performed CPR for “quite a long time” in a desperate attempt to save the woman's life.
It has since been confirmed the woman tragically passed away.
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Sussex Police also stated her death is not being treated as suspicious.
A Sussex police spokesman stated: “Emergency services conducted a search off Brighton beach shortly after 4pm on Tuesday, April 11.
“Sadly, the body of a woman was found.
“Her next of kin have been informed.
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“Her death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for HM Coroner.”
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