Euro 2016: Northern Ireland Fan Dies

Euro 2016: Northern Ireland Fan Dies

A Northern Ireland fan has died in Nice in the on-going European championship French police have confirmed.

The incident happened in the early hours of Monday.

According to,  it is believed the man, who was in his 20s, was on his own and fell about eight metres from a promenade onto a rocky beach.

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

"I was informed this morning by my French counterparts of this tragic news," Supt Goddard said.

"The processes are that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will make contact with this man's family.

"I believe it was an accident."