Man dies after falling from Beachy Head

A 58-year-old man has died after falling from Beachy Head.

Tuesday, 8th November 2016, 4:58 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:02 pm

A crew from Eastbourne RNLI rushed to the scene after reports of a dead body on the beach at around 7.15pm on Saturday (November 5).

A spokesperson for Eastbourne RNLI said, “A crew were called to reports of a deceased person on the beach close to the lighthouse.

“The crew unfortunately discovered a person. His body was brought back to the lifeboat station where he was passed on to local police and the coroner.”

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said, “The body of a 58-year-old man was recovered by Eastbourne RNLI lifeboats. The death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroner’s officer is dealing with the incident.”

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