REGIONAL: Mother and five-year-old son found dead at Beachy Head

The bodies of a five-year-old boy and his mother have been discovered at Beachy Head this morning,

Monday, 18th June 2018, 1:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 4:55 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses

A police investigation has been launched but the deaths are not being ‘treated as suspicious’.

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The woman and her son were found at the cliffs near Eastbourne, East Sussex, by the Coastguard and police at 7am today.

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Sussex police have said that they believe the bodies are those of a 42-year-old woman and her five-year-old son from Maidstone, Kent.

A force spokesman added: ‘The deaths are not being treated as suspicious.

‘Inquiries are at an early stage and no further information is available at this time.’