Second demise at Gibraltar Falls in every week
ANOTHER man has misplaced his life this night (February 18) at Gibraltar Falls.
The 22-year-old is the second man in lower than every week to die from falling from Gibraltar Falls.
At about 5.25pm, police acquired a report that the person had fallen and couldn’t be positioned.
Police, ambulance rescue groups plus the rescue helicopter had been dispatched to the placement.
By 6.05pm the person was discovered unconscious within the water and was unable to be revived. He was pronounced useless on the scene. Police will put together a report for the coroner.
Final Sunday a 19-year-old man fell to his demise from a cliff at Gibraltar Falls.
On Wednesday, the Gibraltar Falls precinct was closed till additional discover by ACT Conservator Flora and Fauna Bren Burkevics, who stated the closure would proceed till a security overview was accomplished.
“I’ve attended Gibraltar Falls with rangers from the ACT Parks and Conservation Service to examine the customer amenities together with warning indicators, designated strolling tracks, guardrails and viewing platforms and establish alternatives to additional strengthen the security measures which can be already in place.
“The protection overview is underway and is predicted to take a number of weeks.”
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Ian Meikle, editor