By Isabelle Stackpool For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 05:45 BST, 2 October 2020 | Updated: 05:56 BST, 2 October 2020
A teenager who died when he jumped into a rock pool at a popular swimming spot has been remembered as an 'angel'.
Emergency crews struggled to find Blayd Lyddieth, 17, for almost five hours after he jumped into Mermaid Pools at Tahmoor, southwest Sydney, on Thursday.
It is the third death at the pools in the last six years, after a 27-year-old man died in 2016 and a woman drowned in 2014.
Mr Lyddieth's cousin, Brandan Peagam, shared a heartfelt message about his 'best friend' who had left him 'for a better life'.
Blayd Lyddieth (pictured) drowned after jumping into the Mermaid Pools at Tahmoor, in southwest Sydney, on Thursday. He was the third death at the pools in the last six years
Family members paid tribute to Lyddieth (pictured) and remembered him as an 'angel'
'I know you're doing well up there. I love you every single day and there will never be a day that I will let this down.
'You’re in a much better