Man killed by train in Balcombe named as Joel Manthorpe


The man killed by a train in Balcombe on Wednesday has been named as 19-year-old Joel Manthorpe.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: “I can confirm the man who died at Balcombe on Wednesday, December 3, was Joel Manthorpe, 19, from Balcombe.

“An inquest into his death was opened and adjourned on Tuesday, December 9.”

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