Sussex

Worthing park bench man dies in hospital

Bench in Amelia Park
Image caption The man was found by a bench in Amelia Park, where police carried out investigations

A man in his 50s who was found unconscious in a park in West Sussex has died in hospital.

Sussex Police said the man was taken to hospital after being found beside a bench in Amelia Park in Richmond Road, Worthing at 19:00 BST on Wednesday.

Medics at Worthing Hospital found he had a head injury and police began an investigation into the circumstances.

It was later found he had an existing medical condition which is believed to have contributed to his death.

Police said the death was not believed to be suspicious and the coroner has been informed.

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