Camber Sands: Six arrested after holiday park death

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A 58-year-old man died following an altercation at a resort in Camber Sands

Six people have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man at a holiday park.

Emergency services were called to the Parkdean Resort, in Camber Sands, East Sussex, on Friday to reports of an altercation involving a group of people.

Sussex Police said a 53-year-old man had died in the early hours of Saturday following the incident.

The force said all six people arrested are being held in custody.

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Parkdean Resort in Camber Sands is a popular holiday destination

Det Supt Jon Hull said: "Our investigation is at a very early stage, but I would like to reassure the public that this appears to be an isolated incident with no wider risk of harm.

"Officers are now working to establish the full circumstances while the victim's next of kin are supported by specialist officers."

A spokesperson for the holiday park said: "On the evening of Friday 5 August a serious incident occurred within our complex area.

"As this is a live police investigation we cannot comment further, but our team is doing everything they can to assist inquiries."

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