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The British tourist, 27, drowns after falling into the sea while posing for photos

The British man, 27, drowns after falling into the sea while posing for photos on the Nice promenade

  • Faerez Bagna, 27, suffered a cardiac arrest when he plunged into water in Nice
  • Mr. Bagna from Kensington, West London, posed for a photo
  • Family claims that two weeks after his death they were told by text message about their death

A British man drowned after falling into the sea while posing for a photo on the waterfront in southern France.

Faerez Bagna, 27, suffered a cardiac arrest when he plunged into the water in front of Carras beach on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France.

The nightclub worker from Kensington, West London, posed for a friend on September 29 when the tragedy happened.

His family claims that they were told two weeks after his death by a & # 39; unsympathetic & # 39; text message.

Faerez Bagna, 27, suffered a cardiac arrest as he plunged into the water in front of Carras beach on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France

Faerez Bagna, 27, suffered a cardiac arrest as he plunged into the water in front of Carras beach on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France

Faerez Bagna, 27, suffered a cardiac arrest as he plunged into the water in front of Carras beach on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France

Faerez Bagna, 27, suffered a cardiac arrest as he plunged into the water in front of Carras beach on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France

His sister, Mella Sanders, who set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for his funeral and repatriation, says she & # 39; destroyed & # 39; are through the news of his death and describe him as & # 39; passionate & # 39; and & # 39; caring & # 39 ;.

She said: & # 39; On October 13, we received horrific news via text message, in which we unsympathetically reported that our brother had drowned in the sea of ​​Nice.

& # 39; Later we discovered that he had died two weeks earlier on September 29.

& # 39; We still don't know the whole story and make the most of what we can find online.

& # 39; This is absolutely devastating, more than it should be. & # 39;

According to local reports, firefighters were alerted at 2.50 pm to save a man in difficulty.

The vacationer, from Kensington, West London, posed for a moment in front of a friend on September 29 when the tragedy happened

The vacationer, from Kensington, West London, posed for a moment in front of a friend on September 29 when the tragedy happened

The vacationer, from Kensington, West London, posed for a moment in front of a friend on September 29 when the tragedy happened

It is said that his body has recovered a few meters from the coast after falling into the water, according to France Bleu.

His sister added: & # 39; This is absolutely devastating, even more than it should be. & # 39;

& # 39; We just want to find out what happened and bring him home so that his family and friends can grieve him well.

His sister Mella Sanders said: & # 39; On October 13, we received horrific news via text message, unympathetic that our brother had drowned in the sea of ​​Nice

His sister Mella Sanders said: & # 39; On October 13, we received horrific news via text message, unympathetic that our brother had drowned in the sea of ​​Nice

His sister Mella Sanders said: & # 39; On October 13, we received horrific news via text message, unympathetic that our brother had drowned in the sea of ​​Nice

& # 39; And he can rest in peace surrounded by his loved ones, not in another country, all alone.

& # 39; Everyone who has met Faerez will know how loving, passionate and caring he was about everything he did in his life.

& # 39; There was no time he wasn't there for people. Now it's time to be there for him. & # 39;

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Commonwealth said the Bagna family had not sought consular assistance.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the Bagna family bring him home.

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