Stu­dent fell from cliff edge pos­ing for photo

The Daily Telegraph - - News -

A stu­dent fell to her death after jump­ing in the air to pose for a photo at the edge of the Seven Sis­ters cliffs, an in­quest heard.

Hye­won Kim, 23, had asked a passer-by to take a pic­ture of her dur­ing a trip to Cuck­mere Haven, East Sus­sex, on June 22.

As she jumped into the air for the shot she lost her foot­ing and fell 200ft.

East­bourne se­nior coro­ner Alan Craze recorded a con­clu­sion of death by mis­ad­ven­ture.

The court heard Ms Kim, from South Korea, suf­fered cat­a­strophic in­juries in the fall. The day be­fore the in­ci­dent there had been a se­vere rock fall at the same lo­ca­tion.

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