French Police have confirmed a Northern Ireland fan has died in Nice after falling about 8metre(s) from a promenade onto a rocky beach. The man died where Northern Ireland had just played their first game of EURO 2016.

Supt Nigel Goddard, who is leading the PSNI team in France, said he was told the man’s death was an accident and not in any way disorder related.

The accident happened in the early hours of Monday, 13th June.

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