The bodies of a woman and a child have been found at Beachy Head.

The bodies of a woman and child were found by police and coastguards at Beachy Head, near Eastbourne.

The identities have yet to be confirmed.

However, police believed to be a 42-year-old woman and her five-year-old son from Maidstone in Kent.

An investigation has been launched, following the discovery this morning, at around 7am (18 June).


The deaths are not being treated as suspicious.

Officers say inquiries are at an early stage and no further information is available at this time.