Tragedy as couple loose their lives while taking selfie (Photos)
– A couple reportedly died few moments after taking a selfie
– The British woman and her Australian boyfriend were said to have fallen off a 90ft beach wall while taking a selfie
– The couple who lived in Australia were said to be on a five-month trip
What seemed to be a fun time for two lovers took a tragic turn when they drown in a 90ft beach. Louise Benson, 37, while on a trip with her Australian boyfriend Michael Kearns, 33, died on Tuesday June 12.
The couple who lived in Perth, Australia, were on a five-month trip when the incident occurred. According to reports, they plunged off a 90ft beach wall while taking a selfie after which their bodies were discovered at the base of the wall by a beach cleaner the following morning.
Speaking on the issue, the head of local rescue force, Rui Pereira da Terra had this to say, “Everything seems to indicate that the fall happened when they were probably trying to take a selfie. ‘It seems they dropped their mobile phone and fell down while leaning over to retrieve it.
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Since we found a mobile phone on the wall, everything suggests the victims might have been taking a selfie, when they allowed the phone to fall, leaned to grab it and fell.”
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