BREAKING: Woman and child’s bodies found at Beachy Head

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Photo by Eddie Mitchell SUS-180618-091858001

The bodies of what is believed to be a mother and her five-year-old child were found at Beachy Head this morning.

An investigation has been launched after they were found by police and coastguards at around 7am today (June 18).

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Photo by Eddie Mitchell SUS-180618-091923001

Police say although the identities have yet to be confirmed, they are believed to be a 42-year-old woman and her five-year-old son from Maidstone, Kent.

The deaths are not being treated as suspicious.

Enquiries are at an early stage and no further information is available at this time.

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Photo by Eddie Mitchell SUS-180618-094235001

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Photo by Eddie Mitchell SUS-180618-103506001