Child dies after being found near Dover cliffs as cops launch investigation

POLICE have launched a probe after a child was found dead near the White Cliffs of Dover.

Emergency crews were scrambled to the beauty spot in Kent last night after the tragic discovery was made.

The child, whose age has not been released, was rushed to hospital.

Sadly they couldn't be saved and were declared dead shortly after.

The Coastguard was also raced to Swingate, between Dover and St Margaret's Bay after the horror unfolded.

A police spokesman said: "Kent Police, HM Coastguard and South East Coast Ambulance Service attended an area near Swingate, Dover on the evening of Monday, April 4.

"A child was taken to a local hospital, where they were pronounced deceased.

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

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