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AustraliaMother who died with child at lookout south of Sydney identified

08:06  22 may  2019
08:06  22 may  2019 Source:   smh.com.au

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Emergency services were called to Robertson Lookout , at Mount Keira, just after 1.50pm on Tuesday following reports people might have gone over the edge of the cliff. As Police Rescue Squad members used abseiling equipment to reach the site where the pair died , community members laid

German woman Tanja Ludwig, who died with her two-year-old daughter after going over the cliff at a lookout near Wollongong on Tuesday, loved walking in the rainforest under Robertson Lookout at Mount Keira. Less than a fortnight ago, Ms Ludwig had walked along the pathway and mused at the

Mother who died with child at lookout south of Sydney identified© Adam McLean Police and paramedics at Mount Keira on Tuesday afternoon.

Detectives and forensic officers are investigating the death of a German woman and her two-year-old daughter whose bodies were found at the bottom of a lookout near Wollongong.

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Emergency services were called to Robertson Lookout, at Mount Keira, just after 1.50pm on Tuesday following reports people might have gone over the edge of the cliff.

Emergency crews retrieved the bodies of Tanya Ludwig and the girl on Tuesday night.

As Police Rescue Squad members used abseiling equipment to reach the site where the pair died, community members laid flowers in honour of the lives lost.

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Woman and child die at lookout south of Sydney . Emergency services were called to Robertson Lookout , at Mount Keira near Wollongong, just UPDATE: Mother killed in Tuesday wreck identified , her child died . The child , who investigators say was the daughter of Patterson, died at the scene.

A mother and her infant child have died at a lookout south of Sydney . Emergency services were called to Robertson Lookout , at Mount Keira near Wollongong, just "This is going to be absolutely devastating for the community who don't know these people, who hear this and what it's about.

One woman who placed a bunch of flowers on the road on Wednesday told reporters at the scene she, referring to herself, was "just a mum".

A crime scene was established as officers from Wollongong Police District worked into the night with ambulance crews and other emergency service personnel.

Police returned to the scene at first light on Wednesday to continue investigations. At this stage the deaths are being treated as a potential murder-suicide.

Superintendent Chris Craner, District Commander of Wollongong Police District, said the news was going to be "absolutely devastating" for the family and the entire community.

"My thoughts are also with the emergency services who have turned up here today to this horrific incident," he said on Tuesday.

"Just seeing the police walk off and the ambulance walk off, you think, 'You poor buggers. I know what you're about to face when you get down there', so that's what I find upsetting for the troops."A report is being prepared for the coroner.

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