Local reports said a search was underway for a fourth person
At around 4.30pm on Wednesday emergency services were called to the famous cliffs where the bodies were discovered.
Local reports said a search was underway for a fourth person, although it is unknown if this continued into the night.
Coastguard and lifeguards are also understood to have aided police.
A Sussex Police spokesman told the Daily Mirror the department had been in the area all day.
The coroner’s officer is also at the scene.
More to follow…