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Australia Tragic final social media post from a Schoolie who fell to his death from the balcony of a high-rise balcony on the Gold Coast is revealed

01:12  30 november  2019
01:12  30 november  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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a person wearing a hat: Pictured: Charlie Scott© Provided by Daily Mail Pictured: Charlie Scott

The teenager who plunged to his death from the balcony of a high-rise building at Schoolies posted a message on social media just minutes earlier saying 'goodbye'.

Charlie Scott, an 18-year-old from Victoria, was celebrating the end of school with friends on the Gold Coast when he fell from the Hilton Hotel early on Friday morning.

Police said his death was not being treated as suspicious and was a 'self-harm incident'.

At 2am, just 30 minutes before his body was found in a food court adjoining the hotel, Charlie sent a Snapchat out to his friends which read 'goodbye'.

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Teen who tragically fell from his Gold Coast hotel balcony this morning has been named. Share on Reddit reddit. A teenager who died on the Gold Coast after falling from a high - rise hotel balcony The 18-year-old from Victoria, who was celebrating Schoolies , fell from the Hilton Hotel tower about

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The message sparked concern within Charlie's friendship circle. The group began trying to reach him by calling and texting, but never received a response.

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Balcony tragedy rocks Schoolies as a person plunges to their death from high - rise Gold Coast hotel balcony . By Daily Mail Australia Reporter. The 18-year-old Victorian man was celebrating the end of school with friends when he fell from a balcony of the high - rise Hilton Hotel early on Friday morning.

The teenager is thought to have fallen from the balcony after making a disturbing post on social media . It is believed he was on the balcony of a holiday rental apartment Last November, NSW teenager Hamish Bidgood, 18, fell to his death from the 11th floor of a Surfers Paradise high - rise .

One of Charlie's friends, George Valodimos, 18, told Herald Sun 'people put two and two together and started calling and texting him, but there was no response.'

'I got phone calls from friends at 3am telling me to get down to the Hilton. There were kids everywhere bawling their eyes out,' he said.

The 'well respected and liked' teenager attended Parade College in Melbourne until grade 11, when he chose to leave school in favour of an electrical apprenticeship.

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An 18-year-old schoolie plunged to his death from the 42nd floor of a high - rise hotel in the Gold Coast .The teenager is thought to have The teenager is thought to have jumped off a balcony at the Hilton Hotel Tower after posting on social media . Queensland Police confirmed it was an 'act of self

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Friends said he loved his job, and worked as a football and netball umpire on the side.

Northern Umpires Association president Dan Henery said 'the only way to sum it up is that it is tragic. You don't see things like this coming.

'It has come out of the blue for us. He was always pushing himself on the track, he was at the top of the group, he had a career ahead of him. He was a great umpire.

Some of his school mates who were holidaying nearby arrived at the scene of his death to lay flowers.

As they hugged each other and wiped away tears, the friends said they couldn't believe their mate was gone.

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'It's really sad, none of us can believe it, he was such a great guy,' the school friend said.

a person standing in front of a crowd: A devastated friends of Charlie Scott hugs a security guard near where the teenager died© Provided by Daily Mail A devastated friends of Charlie Scott hugs a security guard near where the teenager died a tall building in a city: The unnamed 18-year-old is believed to have plunged from a balcony of the Hilton's Orchid Tower (pictured, left) in Surfers Paradise© Provided by Daily Mail The unnamed 18-year-old is believed to have plunged from a balcony of the Hilton's Orchid Tower (pictured, left) in Surfers Paradise

'We weren't out with him last night, so we are in a bit of shock about what has happened.'

Horrified eyewitnesses said the screams of Schoolies 'could be heard from blocks away' as they rushed to help a friend who had fallen from a high rise hotel room.

An eyewitness told Daily Mail Australia he heard a loud bang while he was waiting for a taxi, which he later discovered was the sound of the teenager plunging to his death.

'I was a street away waiting for a taxi and heard a really loud bang,' Johnson Muir said.

'I thought somebody had just thrown something off the balcony but then I heard the screams.

a man wearing a hat: Witness Johnson Muir (pictured) said he heard a 'loud bang' before seeing a hysterical young girl crying 'I could've helped him and now he's dead, he's dead.'© Provided by Daily Mail Witness Johnson Muir (pictured) said he heard a 'loud bang' before seeing a hysterical young girl crying 'I could've helped him and now he's dead, he's dead.' a group of people walking in front of a store: Chop Chop Asian food court (pictured) where the teenager's body was found after falling from a high-rise balcony.© Provided by Daily Mail Chop Chop Asian food court (pictured) where the teenager's body was found after falling from a high-rise balcony.

'By the time I walked around the corner police were already on the scene and holding the kids back.

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A Sydney teenager has plunged to his death from a high rise 's balcony during Schoolies Schoolie , 18, plummets to his death from a balcony in Surfers Paradise 'after inhaling laughing Videos shared across social media show teens teetering on the edges balconies while drinking from

A teenager has died on the Gold Coast after falling from a high - rise hotel balcony overnight. The 18-year-old from Victoria, who was Social media is littered with pictures of teenagers posing on balconies at the Hilton with the Gold Coast 's iconic Surfers Paradise beach stretched out behind them.

'One girl was bawling her eyes out screaming 'I could've helped him and now he's dead, he's dead'.'

Charlie was visiting Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast to celebrate Schoolies.

It is believed he was on the balcony of a holiday rental apartment, which sit in the top floors of the Orchid Tower.

High-level apartments with open balconies can be booked for as little as $167 a night.

a man standing in front of a cage: The father of tragic Hamish Bidgood, who died last year, had called on hotels to block off balcony access to Schoolies revelers after his own son plunged 11 floors.© Provided by Daily Mail The father of tragic Hamish Bidgood, who died last year, had called on hotels to block off balcony access to Schoolies revelers after his own son plunged 11 floors.

Officials said counselors will available in Surfers Paradise today to comfort grief-stricken friends and witnesses.

A spokeswoman for Hilton confirmed the teenager was a guest of the hotel.

She told Daily Mail Australia: 'It is with deep regret that we confirm a guest at the private residences located at Hilton Surfers Paradise has passed away. We offer our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones at this difficult time.'

a group of people posing for the camera: The grieving father of Hamish Bidgood (left) who fell to his death from a balcony during Schoolie's celebrations, has said his son was hallucinating when he threw himself off the Gold Coast apartment building© Provided by Daily Mail The grieving father of Hamish Bidgood (left) who fell to his death from a balcony during Schoolie's celebrations, has said his son was hallucinating when he threw himself off the Gold Coast apartment building It is the latest in a string of tragic deaths during Schoolies.

Last November, NSW teenager Hamish Bidgood, 18, fell to his death from the 11th floor of a Surfers Paradise high-rise.

His father said he had hallucinated after inhaling nitrous oxides gas, known as 'nangs'.

His father Des Bidgood even predicted that Hamish would not be the last tragedy to occur during Schoolies on the Gold Coast.

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A Schoolies safety boss claims hotels cannot lock up high - rise balconies to prevent young people from falling to their death during the Tragedy also struck on the Gold Coast during last years Schoolies period, when 18-year-old Sydney student Hamish Bidgood fell from the balcony of a Surf

Grieving father whose son, 18, plunged to his death from a high rise balcony after taking nitrous oxide during a wild Schoolies party demands Des Bidgood revealed his son, Hamish, had been drinking and inhaling nitrous oxide for hours before his death in the early hours of November 29 and

He said: 'Hamish is not the first and won't be the last … the gas canisters they inhale for fun should be banned; shop keepers, anyone who sells them on the internet, should be prosecuted if caught selling them.

Des Bidgood revealed his son Hamish (centre) had been drinking and inhaling nitrous oxide for hours before his death in 2018 and has called for the potentially lethal gas to be banned© Provided by Daily Mail Des Bidgood revealed his son Hamish (centre) had been drinking and inhaling nitrous oxide for hours before his death in 2018 and has called for the potentially lethal gas to be banned 'This happens all too often. My son died not knowing what he was doing and now … we have to live with that. He was a good, kind kid. People loved Hamish.

'He was having fun, he had it all ahead of him … We've lost him now.'

Mr Bidgood called for apartment blocks rented out to students over the Schoolies week to block off balcony access so that young revelers couldn't access them.

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