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Body found at Icart Point

Body found at Icart Point

Tuesday 09 July 2019

Body found at Icart Point


Guernsey Police have confirmed the death of a 53-year-old man whose body was found at Icart Point on Saturday morning.

The circumstances surrounding his death have not been confirmed though with the investigating officers keen to speak to anyone who may have seen him before he made his way to the cliff path.

Guernsey Police have said the gentleman did not live in the island, and it is not known if all of his next of kin have been informed of his passing so his identity hasn't yet been revealed.

They have however said he was a "5'10" white male, of stocky build, with short, brown hair on the back and sides, bald on top". When he was last seen on Friday evening he was wearing a blue Anfield (Liverpool football) polo shirt, with blue denim shorts, grey walking boots and he was carrying a black rucksack.

Guernsey Police said he had spent Friday evening at Les Douvres Hotel, and was last seen in the area of La Motte, St Martin’s, heading towards Saints Road at 23:40.

Anyone who saw him there or on his way to Icart is asked to contact Guernsey Police on 725111 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The statement released by Guernsey Police said: 

“We are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 53-year-old man, whose body was found on the cliffs at Icart Point at 10:45 on July 6th.

"He did not live in Guernsey, and while we believe all next of kin have been informed, we will not be releasing his identity until we are certain they have been.

"We know he had spent the evening at Les Douvres Hotel, and was last seen in the area of La Motte, St Martin’s, heading towards Saints Road at 23:40 on 5th July. We are working to establish the exact circumstances surrounding his death, and are keeping an open mind as to how he came to be on the cliffs – which is why we are appealing for information from the public.

"Anyone who saw a 5’ 10” white male, of stocky build, with short, brown hair on the back and sides, bald on the top, wearing a blue Anfield (Liverpool football) polo shirt, with blue denim shorts, grey walking boots, carrying a black rucksack during the evening July 5th is urged to call 725111 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

"We need as much information as possible to assist with our enquiries so we can build as complete a picture as we can around this man’s death. What might seem like a small and trivial detail to you could be of vital importance to us.”

Pictured top: File image of Icart. 

 

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