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The British and Australian tourists died after they fell 100 feet off a wall at Portugal 's Pescadores beach in Ericeira, a popular tourist Michael Kearns, 33, and his partner Louise Benson, 37, were apparently taking a picture on top of a wall that overlooks Pescadores beach in Ericeira when they
► 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
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 . The pair were taking selfies from a wall overlooking the beach when they lost A couple trying to take a selfie at a popular tourist spot in Portugal plunged nearly 100 feet to their deaths , authorities said. Couple plunges to death while taking selfie on vacation in Portugal .
selfie on wall above popular Portuguese beach : Thailand to give the beach from 'The Beach ' movie a breather BANGKOK - Authorities in T A British woman and A couple trying to take a selfie at a popular tourist spot in Portugal plunged nearly 100 feet to their deaths , authorities said.
"It seems they dropped their mobile phone and fell down while leaning over to retrieve it."
Local fishermen told Portuguese sitethat 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."
A spokesman for Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade toldthat 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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