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Woman killed in Eastbourne cliffs accident is named

Cliffs near Belle Tout lighthouse
Image caption Laraine Goodwin's body was found by the Eastbourne inshore lifeboat after she fell from the clifftop close to the Belle Tout lighthouse

A woman who was killed when she she accidentally stepped off an East Sussex cliff while walking with her husband has been named as Laraine Goodwin.

Ms Goodwin, 49, of Sundridge in Kent fell 300ft (91m) near the Belle Tout lighthouse near Eastbourne at about 15:00 BST on Saturday.

Her body was found by the Eastbourne inshore lifeboat.

Sussex Police have ruled out suicide or foul play, and have described her death as a "tragic accident".

A post-mortem examination examination will be held later this week followed by an inquest which will be formally opened and adjourned.

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