Man found dead at Beachy Head is named

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A man found dead at the foot of cliffs at Beachy Head last Wednesday has been named.

He is Michael Texiera Aslan, a 20-year-old student whose home address was Pulborough Avenue in Hampden Park.

His family said a funeral will be held at Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church in Grange Road on Friday July 19 at midday.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said, “We received a report of a man falling from Beachy Head around 11.20am. A body was spotted by the coastguard helicopter at 12.30pm and duly recovered.”