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British tourist Madalyn Davis has died in a fall from a popular tourist spot in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

Her family and friends have shared tributes on social media after news broke that the 21 year old fell to her death at Diamond Bay Reserve while taking photos with friends.

Madalyn Davis
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Davis' mother, Rebecca Smith, shared a photo of Davis on Instagram on Monday in a heartbreaking tribute that confirmed her daughter had “tragically died” on Sunday.

“My little weirdo, you were one in a million,” the post read.

Davis, who was a make-up artist and eyelash technician from England, had travelled to Thailand and Bali before reaching Australia.

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Davis had been at a party in Vaucluse on Saturday night, before she and seven friends decided to head to the cliffs in the early hours on Sunday.

They are believed to have climbed a fence to sit on the edge of a cliff to watch the sunrise.

NSW Police said that emergency services, including Pol Air and the Marine Area Command, were called at 6.30am.

Madalyn’s body was found in the water four hours after the police were called.

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Image: Instagram

Her death is not the first to have happened on the cliffs, which are a hotspot for tourists looking to take Instagram photos.

Last August, a 27-year-old fell to her death, with witnesses at the time telling police that she may have been taking photos.

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Wednesday 15th of January 2020

Unfortunately we have learned this wasn’t simply an accident. Cocaine and a heavy amount of alcohol was involved. Why anyone would let her near the cliff for selfies in such a state is beyond me. But her mothers social media presence is bigger than the daughters. No time for good parenting I fear