Wife, 33, plunges 100ft to her death into river while posing for photos taken by husband in Belgium

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Wife, 33, plunges 100ft to her death into a river while posing for photos taken by husband on the sting of a cliff in Belgium

  • Zoe Snoeks was posing on a cliff in Nadrin, Belgium, for husband Joeri Janssen
  • She slipped when his again was turned and fell into the Ourthe River under
  • A rescue crew later discovered her physique in the river after the autumn on Tuesday morning

By Jack Newman For Mailonline

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A girl has fallen 100ft to her death while posing for a photograph for her husband on the sting of a cliff in Belgium.

Zoe Snoeks, 33, was posing close to the village of Nadrin in Belgium’s Luxembourg province on Tuesday morning while touring the nation with husband Joeri Janssen.

The eager explorer, who lived in the province of Limburg with her faculty sweetheart whom she married in 2012, slipped and plunged into a river under when his again was turned.

The eager explorer (pictured in the Mosel Valley throughout her travels), who lived in the province of Limburg with her faculty sweetheart whom she married in 2012, plunged into a river under when his again was turned

The couple (pictured collectively) at all times took their canines Joy and Ivy in addition to a drone for taking aerial photographs of their travels

Zoe Snoeks fell 100ft to her death while posing for a photograph for her husband on the sting of a cliff in Belgium

Zoe Snoeks, 33, was posing on a cliff (pictured) close to the village of Nadrin in Belgian Luxembourg on Tuesday morning

The public prosecutor’s office in Luxembourg Province stated she slipped on the cliff edge and fell into the Ourthe River.

Police, firefighters and scuba divers rushed to the scene together with a medical helicopter from Bra-sur-Lienne, and the rescue crew later discovered her physique.

Husband Joeri stated: ‘We solely left on Sunday in our campervan. Since the pandemic, it was our little factor to drive throughout Europe in our van and take stunning photos.’

The couple at all times took their canines Joy and Ivy in addition to a drone for taking aerial photographs of their travels.

They have been due to return residence to Limburg on the day Snoeks fell to her death and had awoken early to see a 4,500ft vertical rock face.

Janssen stated: ‘We acquired up very early to take footage of the Herou. There is sort of at all times mist there. It’s nice for photos. We arrived earlier than 9am.’

He defined that his spouse was posing for photos on the sting of the cliff when ‘she informed me to look out for the canines’.

‘I turned to the canines and informed them to wait. When I turned again to Zoe, she was now not there. She had simply vanished. It should have occurred in lower than 5 seconds.

‘I did not see or hear something. No rustling, no screams or shouts. I appeared up and noticed solely mud.’

The public prosecutor’s office in Luxembourg Province stated she slipped on the cliff edge and fell into the Ourthe River (pictured in the Parc Du Furfooz in Belgium)

‘I known as her, though I knew it was hopeless. The chasm was a number of tens of metres deep.

‘I instantly known as the emergency providers, however had nearly no community. They did not perceive me, though I converse a bit of French.’

He stated he went to the close by Le Belvedere Hotel to ask for assist, including: ‘The rescue crew couldn’t discover Zoe instantly, they stated in French. 

‘Then they informed me that sadly Zoe was lifeless, additionally in French, however I instantly understood what they meant.’

fThey have been due to return residence to Limburg on the day Snoeks fell to her death and had awoken early to see a 4,500ft vertical rock face

He added: ‘Taking photos was her ardour. I instantly unlocked her cellphone and noticed that she had taken a photograph on the cliff edge. Her final selfie.

‘Zoe is trying straight forward. You can even see the mist and the river the place they lastly discovered her physique.

‘The emergency providers stated Zoe fell not less than 30 metres. I noticed this place with my very own eyes. I even assume it was extra like 50 metres.’

It just isn’t identified if the native authorities are persevering with to examine the sufferer’s death.

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