British Base Jumper Dies In Cliff Fall

A British base jumper has died after plunging from a cliff in Australia.

Gareth Jones, 25, from Brighton, fell 90 metres on to a rock platform in Sydney.

Two of Mr Jones' friends tried but could not revive him.

An FCO spokesman said: "We can confirm the death of a British national in Manly, New South Wales on December 7. We are in touch with local authorities and stand ready to provide consular assistance to the family."


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