SIX people suspected of murder following the death of a man at a holiday park have been arrested.

The ‘altercation’ happened last night at Parkdean Resorts in Lydd Road, Camber Sands, near Rye.

Emergency services were called just before 11pm, but a 58-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene just after midnight.

Police and forensic teams were at the station last night and remain today.

The police leave the scene

The incident happened at Showbar, the station’s entertainment venue, which was showing the Premier League opener as Arsenal played Crystal Palace.

A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: ‘Police have arrested six people on suspicion of murder following the death of a man at a holiday park in Lydd Road, Camber Sands in the early hours of Saturday morning August 6.

“Emergency services were called at around 10:50 p.m. on Friday August 5 to report an altercation involving a group of people.

The Argus: Police tape outside the entertainment complexPolice tape outside the entertainment complex

“Despite the best efforts of paramedics, a 58-year-old man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight. Next of kin have been notified.

“Six people have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody at this time.”

Park customers have been offered a £100 refund due to some services being unavailable due to site surveys.

The Argus: The incident happened at the Boathouse Bar and RestaurantThe incident happened at the Boathouse Bar and Restaurant

Parkdean’s post added that his team “will contact you to let you know if these events can take place.”

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

“Officers are now working to establish all the circumstances while the victim’s relatives are being cared for by specialist officers.”

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This notice was published: 2022-08-06 13:38:51