British backpacker, 21, plunges 98ft to death from Vaucluse cliff

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British backpacker, 21, plunges 98ft to death from Vaucluse cliff
British backpacker, 21, plunges 98ft to death from Vaucluse cliff

A British backpacker has died after falling from a cliff at a beauty spot popular with tourists in Sydney, Australia.

Emergency services were called to Diamond Bay Reserve, in Vaucluse, at about 6am on Sunday following reports of a woman falling off the clifftops.

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The body of a woman was pulled from the water after a four-hour search involving a police helicopter and marine unit, and fire and ambulance crews.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the woman was Madalyn Davis – a 21-year-old make-up artist and model from Lincolnshire who had only arrived in Australia weeks earlier.

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Police are investigating the circumstances involving her death.

The backpacker’s concerned mother, Rebecca Smith, posted to Facebook on Sunday asking if anyone had seen her daughter.

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She wrote: “Anyone seen Madalyn Davis not been able to get hold of her please get in touch if you were out with her last night.”

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