UPDATE: Body found in Goring is identified

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A woman’s body that was found last week in Goring has been identified.

But the cause of death is still unexplained.

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

As previously reported, on Wednesday forensics officers from Sussex Police were seen carrying out investigations at a house in Sea Lane, Goring, following a call that was made earlier in the morning.

Sussex Police said: “Police were called to the premises at 7.40am and a woman’s body was recovered.

“The woman has been formally identified as Mary Meggs, 67, of Sea Lane, Goring.

“The cause of death remains unexplained at this stage.”

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

The scientific support branch was at the scene, with two forensics vans and a police van in attendance during the day.

A police officer was guarding the front door of the property.

In an earlier statement, police said that the coroner’s office has been informed.

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A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

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A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

A body has been found at a house in Sea Lane, Goring. Picture: Eddie Mitchell