Sussex Police has launched an investigation into an ‘unexplained’ death after the body of a man believed to be in his 20s was discovered at a site run by South Coast Skips Ltd.
The waste management company said the body was discovered at around 8.40am on 22 April at its yard on the Rudford Industrial Estate near Ford, West Sussex.
A statement read: “At this stage we believe that the body was tipped at our site by a dustcart that was operated by a separate company.
“The management team and all of the employees of South Coast Skips Ltd would like to pass on our condolences to family of the deceased.
“We are unable to comment further as there is an on-going investigation being led by the Sussex Major Crime Team.”
Sussex Police said: “Detectives are at the early stages of their investigation into the circumstances and at this time the death is being treated as unexplained.
“A post mortem is due to be held on Wednesday (April 23).”