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Adventure sports boss and instructor charged over British woman's bungee-jumping death
30 July 2015 @ 17:42

THE owner and an instructor at an adventure sports firm in the province of Granada have been charged over the death of a 23-year-old British woman during a bungee-jumping excursion.

Kleyo de Abreu, a fashion student from Brixton, south London, bungee-jumped off the Tablate bridge between the towns of El Pinar and Lanjarón and hit the original Roman aqueduct below it with such force that she was killed instantly by the impact.

She had been staying with her aunt and cousins in the Lanjarón area after having travelled through Morocco – and her aunt was said to have witnessed the fatal accident last week on Tuesday, July 21.

Inquiries have shown that the group of 14 young bungee-jumpers had just one instructor with them – not enough to guarantee their safety.

The instructor, who was also responsible for the watertight safety of all equipment used, is said to have fitted Kleyo's harness and then run to the other end of the bridge to tighten the cords which she would be suspended from.


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