A Cheshire teenager fell to her death whist working on a ship in Jamaica.
18 year old, Bethany Smith was cleaning the masts of the 196ft Germania Nova, when the ropes loosened causing her to fall onto the deck.
She died in hospital from multiple injuries.
She was spending time with her parents; travelling the world when the accident happened.
A family friend described Ms Smith as: ‘a ray of sunshine who brought laughter and music into the lives of those she met”.
The Foreign Office are currently working with the family.
If you are suffering from a loss in the family please call Cruse Bereavement Care on 0808 808 1677 for support.
Article written by: Grace