Officers from British Transport Police are appealing for information following the death of a boy on the railway in Whitstable.
Shortly after 9.20pm on Saturday, 10 December, officers from BTP were called to the railway bridge at Joy Lane in Whitstable following reports that a person was struck by a train.
Officers from BTP, Kent Police and colleagues from the South East Coast Ambulance Service attended however a 16-year-old boy from Whitstable was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Today, officers from BTP are appealing for information on how the boy came to be on the tracks. Did you witness what happened or see the boy earlier on that day?