Runcorn man dies in Australia fall

A man from Runcorn has died in a fall at an Australian beauty spot. Josh Furber, 20, died after falling around 300ft at the Blue Mountains near Sydney.

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Family of man killed in Australia fall release statement

The family of a man from Runcorn killed in a fall at an Australian beauty spot have called him a "wonderful son and brother".

Josh Furber, who was 20, died after falling around 300ft at the Blue Mountains outside Sydney. He'd been living in near Bondi Beach with friends.

A family statement reads:

Josh has been taken away from us in a tragic accident whilst travelling in Australia. We are devastated, though we know he was having a great time, with good friends in a beautiful part of the world.

We now need time to be on our own as a family, to support each other and cherish our proud memories of a wonderful son and brother.

– Mark, Jayne, Danielle and Beth Furber and family