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Man's body found at waste site "could have slept in bin"

Police are investigating whether a Hastings man, whose body was found at a waste disposal site in West Sussex, may have fallen asleep in a bin.

Ben Far, from St Leonards, was discovered at the Rudford Industrial estate near Ford on Tuesday.

A post mortem examination showed the 28-year-old died from being crushed.

Detective Inspector Jim McKnight said:

It is likely that Ben's body was brought to the site by lorry having been taken from a commercial refuse bin. The refuse bin could be from a number of locations but is likely to be from a coastal location in West Sussex.

His death is being treated as unexplained and the investigation is ongoing into the circumstances.

We are appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard from Ben from April 15th to contact police with information as we are trying to build up a picture of his movements.

Ben had links to St Leonards and Hastings and was also known to frequent the Brighton area.

– Detective Inspector Jim McKnight, Sussex Police

'Crushed body' identified at waste centre site

Ben Farr has been named as the man who was found at the wast site on Tuesday Credit: Sussex Police

Police have identified a man who was found dead at a waste centre in Ford as 28-year-old Ben Farr.

The post mortem revealed he died from crushing injuries. His family have been informed.

Police were called shortly before 9am on Tuesday to reports a body had been found at the Rudford Industrial Estate near Ford.

Detective Inspector Jim McKnight said: "It is likely that Ben's body was brought to the site by lorry having been taken from a commercial refuse bin. The refuse bin could be from a number of locations but is likely to be from a coastal location in West Sussex.

"His death is being treated as unexplained and the investigation is ongoing into the circumstances. We are appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard from Ben from 15 April to contact police with information as we are trying to build up a picture of his movements."

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Body of a man found at West Sussex industrial estate

A man's body has been found at a waste site on an industrial estate in West Sussex.

The body was discovered at Rudford Industrial Estate near Ford.

Sussex Police are investigating the scene and have said the man's death is being treated as unexplained.

The site where the body was found lies to the east of Ford Open Prison.

Man's body found in sea near Ramsgate

A man's body was found by coastguards at 730am this morning in the sea off Ramsgate, Kent.

Police were alerted by the coastguards and initial enquiries would suggest he is not British.

There is nothing to suggest this is a suspicious death.

It is unexplained and enquiries are underway to establish his identity.

Officers are also liaising with their European counterparts to see if there have been any missing fisherman or other foreign nationals reported as missing.

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Murder investigation - appeal for witnesses

This still remains an active investigation and we are attempting to piece together Kevin's movements in the hours before his death.

We know he was seen in Wharncliffe Road around 10.30pm and we want to hear from anyone who may have seen or spoken to Kevin between 10.30pm on Friday evening and 2.30am on Saturday when he was found in the alleyway off Defender Road, near to the cut-through with Tankerville Road.

He was wearing a white sweatshirt with blue lettering across the chest, dark trousers and carrying a white carrier bag.

– Detective Inspector Ellie Hurd, Hampshire Police

Tribute paid to murdered father of three

The family of Kevin Wyeth who was found dead in an alleyway have paid tribute to him. A post mortem examination revealed the 31-year-old died from head and neck injuries.

We are, as you’d expect, in shock at Kevin’s death. Kevin was a good man, hard-working, very sociable and popular within the local community, he was a very loving and devoted father to his three sons. He will always be in our hearts and will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends.

– Statement from Kevin’s mum Linda and dad Kevin
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