Body at The Leas in Folkestone
Pathway opposite The
Grand leading from The Leas down to the coastal park, near where
the body was found
by Sam Lennon
Police are investigating after a body was found on a cliff
slope near the centre of Folkestone.
The man's body was found downhill from The Leas at 7am today by
a member of the public who called officers.
A Kent Police spokesman said: "We are still making enquiries.
The death is being treated as unexplained until a post mortem
examination is carried out."
Officers remained at the scene searching for clues this
Robert Richardson, general manager of The Grand said: "There
were six to eight police, ambulance an fire vehicles at the scene
and the police were certainly there for up to four hours.
"The staff and I didn't realise what had happened until we
looked out of the window, at 9.15am. The emergency service worked
very efficiently and discreetly to the extent what we able to carry
on with our business as usual."
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