The firefighters found Sunday evening the body of a 12 year old child lying in the rocks, at the foot of a cliff, in the town of Bangor, at the Aiguilles de Port-Coton, in Belle-Île-en-Mer. (Morbihan) reports France Bleu Armorique.
According to the first elements of the gendarmerie investigation, the trail of an accidental fall is the preferred hypothesis.
The alert on the disappearance of this child had been given Sunday shortly before 9 p.m. by his parents, worried not to see him come home.
On vacation on the island with his family for a week, this boy had asked permission to go for a walk around 6:30 p.m. He left alone, with his cell phone, but it was agreed that he would return around 8 p.m. said France 3 Brittany.
Significant resources have been mobilized by firefighters and gendarmes to locate the child. The gendarmerie notably called on the Dragon 56 civil security helicopter that arrived at the scene around 10:30 p.m.
Less than twenty minutes later, the child's body was spotted at the foot of a 40-meter cliff among the rocks. A firefighter was helicoptered to the scene of the tragedy to recover the body of the unfortunate youngster.
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An investigation was opened by the gendarmerie of Belle-Île-en-Mer to determine the exact circumstances of the death of this child.