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Offbeat Tourists plunge 100 feet to their death while taking selfie on wall above popular Portuguese beach

17:59  13 june  2018
17:59  13 june  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

Tourists plunge 100 feet to their death while taking selfie on wall above popular Portuguese beach

  Tourists plunge 100 feet to their death while taking selfie on wall above popular Portuguese beach A British woman and Australian man have died after falling 100 feet off a beach wall in Portugal while taking a selfie. The man, who was in his 40s, and the woman in her 30s were apparently taking a picture on top of a wall that overlooks Pescadores beach in Ericeira when they plunged to their deaths between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.Their bodies were found by a beach cleaner on Tuesday morning and a cell phone was found at the top of the wall.

A British woman and Australian man have died after falling 100 feet off a beach wall in Portugal while taking a selfie . "It seems they dropped their mobile phone and fell down while leaning over to retrieve it."

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Praia dos Pescadores — or Fishermans Beach — is popular with tourists and surfers. © Sam Mellish / In Pictures via Getty Images Praia dos Pescadores — or Fishermans Beach — is popular with tourists and surfers. A British woman and Australian man have died after falling 100 feet off a beach wall in Portugal while taking a selfie.

The man, who was in his 40s, and the woman in her 30s were apparently taking a picture on top of a wall that overlooks Pescadores beach in Ericeira when they plunged to their deaths between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.

Their bodies were found by a beach cleaner on Tuesday morning and a cell phone was found at the top of the wall.

"Everything seems to indicate that the fall happened when they were probably trying to take a selfie," said Rui Pereira da Terra, a captain of the local naval authority.

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Selfie death plunge . By Lauren McMah, for news.co.au. 13th June 2018, 7:23 am. A BRIT and an Australian have been killed after they fell 100 ft off a beach wall while taking selfies in Portugal .

A BRITISH woman and an Australian man who died after they fell 100 ft off a beach wall while taking selfies in Portugal have been named as Louise Benson and her partner Michael Kearns. The pair, who lived in Perth, were taking pictures from a street overlooking the beach when they lost their balance

"It seems they dropped their mobile phone and fell down while leaning over to retrieve it."

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Local fishermen told Portuguese site Jornal de Notícias that they discovered a “horror scene” when they found the bodies around 6.30 a.m.

“At first the fishermen thought the corpses, from far away, might be people sleeping on the beach,” according to the report. “Only when they got closer did they realize that it was a dead couple and they were shocked with what they saw. Their bodies were shattered."

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A spokesman for Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade told news.com.au that it was providing consular assistance to the man’s family.

Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office added: "We are in touch with local authorities following the death of a British woman in Portugal and are providing support to her family."

Praia dos Pescadores — or Fishermans Beach — on Portugal’s Atlantic coast, is around 25 miles from Lisbon and is popular with tourists and surfers.

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