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Last Updated: Tuesday, 11 September 2007, 20:24 GMT 21:24 UK
Man named after car plunge death
Beachy Head
A member of the public saw a car being driven off the cliffs
A man who died when a car was driven off 400ft cliffs at Beachy Head has been named.

Police said the death of Ross Alcott, 34, from Carshalton, south London, was not being treated as suspicious.

"The coroner's officer is continuing the inquiry and an inquest will be held in due course," the Sussex force said.

A member of the public saw the car plunge down cliffs on Sunday. Emergency teams recovered the car from the shore and a body from the cliff-face.

Coastguards, lifeboat crews and police dealt with the incident.

The Beachy Head Chaplaincy Team, which patrols the area near Eastbourne to help anyone they think might be depressed or suicidal, was also there.


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