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Man dies after ‘medical incident’ on Folkestone seafront

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Original article from Kent Live

Kent Police has confirmed that a man has died in Folkestone.

Emergency services cordoned off a large area around Marine Parade in Folkestone shortly after midday on Wednesday (August 18).

A number of police vehicles were pictured at the scene with police stopping the public from walking along that part of the beach.

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Police confirmed that the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

Our reporter at the scene said that the Harbour Arm continues to operate as normal while the police were in attendance.

A statement issued by Kent Police said: “ Kent Police was called to a medical incident near Marine Parade, Folkestone at 12.10pm on Wednesday, August 18.

Police at Folkestone seafront

"Officers attended along with South East Coast Ambulance Service and a man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be prepared for the coroner."

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