Crystal Cascades Death: Father and son found dead after Cairns waterfall double drowning
Shock waves are blowing from Melbourne where a tragedy cost the lives of father and son. The two members of a family died during the Easter Weekend. Recently, the authorities announced the identities of the duo who died at a popular waterfall in far north Queensland. Since this tragedy occurred, people are looking for the identities of the victims who died in the mishap and what were the circumstances surrounding their deaths. Lots of speculations are being made about the circumstances surrounding the father and son’s deaths. We have explained everything that has been asserted by the officials. So be sticky with this column and take a look below. Scroll down the page.
Crystal Cascades Death
Among two victims who died at a popular waterfall at Crystal Cascades, one was a 21-year-old son while the other was a 59-year-old father. According to the reports, the son died in far north Queensland trying to save his father from treacherous waters when they suddenly drowned. Their friends explained that the father of the 21-year-old Melbourne man first got into trouble while swimming at Crystal Cascades west of Cairns. The incident occurred in the afternoon on Tuesday. Scroll down the page and read more details.
Reportedly, father and son were with four others at Crystal Cascades and swimming at the popular waterfall. The father of the son was identified as Sisira Gajanayaka while the son was identified as Themi who was trying to save his father from the treacherous waters. But accidentally, both drowned in the waters. Reportedly, both were struggling to get out of the water. A police spokesperson said they struggled to get out of the water. However, the bystanders called the emergency services but they could not be found. Scroll down the page and read more details.
Emergency services responded to the scene at about 5 pm. The rescue operation was started immediately but they were not discovered despite two pump trucks and the Swift Water rescue team was involved in the search for the father and son. Later, they were found and pulled out of the water but they died. Police said the duo was unable to be revived by paramedics and they were declared dead a short time later. Gajanayaka’s other son, Gomiya was also at the scene when the drowned. Stay tuned to this website for more details and updates.