Police have identified the elderly visitor who died at Worthing Beach, Christ Church this morning.
He is John Arthur Mathurson, 72, of Saint-Lazare, Quebec, Canada.
He was discovered at the beach behind the Rostrevor Hotel, St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church where he was staying.
According to lawmen, Mathurson went swimming and got into difficulty.
Police are asking anyone with information that can assist investigations to contact Police Emergency at 211, Worthing Station at 430-7615 and Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 or any Police Station.