Eastbourne Police identify cliff fall victim

Eastbourne lifeboat (stock photo) SUS-150704-094025001
Eastbourne lifeboat (stock photo) SUS-150704-094025001

Police have identified a man found at the foot of cliffs at Beachy Head two days before Christmas as a French teenager.

Emergency services found the body of near the lighthouse at midday on Wednesday December 23.

He has been identified as Alexandre Vinel, 19, from Paris, France.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

Mr Vinel’s family has been informed and an inquest has been opened and adjourned.

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