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Man who died on Whitstable beach named as Chris Humphrey after suffering suspected heart attack

By Lowri Stafford

A young man who died after suffering a suspected heart attack on Whitstable beach has today been named as Chris Humphrey.

The 28-year-old collapsed by steps on the promenade near the Neptune pub on Friday.

Ambulance crews were called to Island Wall at 6pm, but despite the best efforts of paramedics they were unable to resuscitate him.

Flowers have been left at the scene of the man's death in Whitstable
Flowers have been left at the scene of the man's death in Whitstable

Coroner Alan Blunsdon says a post-mortem examination has yet to be carried out, but investigators believe he may have suffered a heart attack.

Police spokesman Nicola Foreman said the death was not suspicious.

Flowers have been left at the scene in tribute to Mr Humphrey.

Did you know Mr Humphrey? Leave your tributes below or email them to whitstablegazette@thekmgroup.co.uk.

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