A 33-year-old woman, Zoe Snoek has fallen off a 100 feet Cliff to her death after posing for a selfie on the edge of the cliff.
Snoeks, who was from Belgium, was on a trip with her husband when the tragic incident occurred near the village of Nadrin in the province of Luxembourg.
Her body was recovered by a team of rescuers that included police, firefighters, scuba divers and members.
Her husband, Joeri Janssen, whom the victim married in 2012, narrated that they went to the scenic site on 31 October in their camper van.
“Since the pandemic, it was our little thing to drive across Europe in our van and take beautiful photos,” Janssen told Newflash.
The couple, who travelled with their dogs, had planned to return to their home in the province of Limburg on the day of the tragedy.
He said: “We got up very early to take pictures of the Herou. There is almost always mist there. It’s great for photos. We arrived before 9 a.m.”
He said his wife snapped photos on the edge of the cliff when “she told me to look out for the dogs”.
He continued: “I turned to the dogs and told them to wait. When I turned back to Zoe, she was no longer there. She had just vanished. It must have happened in less than five seconds.
“I didn’t see or hear anything. No rustling, no screams or shouts. I looked up and saw only dust.
“I called her even though I knew it was hopeless. The chasm was several tens of meters deep.
“I immediately called the emergency services but had almost no network. They didn’t understand me, even though I speak a little French,” he said.
Janssen said that he then rushed to the nearby Le Belvedere Hotel to seek help.
He said: “The rescue team could not find Zoe immediately, they said in French. Then they told me that unfortunately, Zoe was dead, also in French, but I immediately understood what they meant.
“Taking photos was her passion. I immediately unlocked her phone and saw that she had taken a photo on the cliff edge. Her very last selfie.”
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