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

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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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