Chilling last post of a Bali Bombings survivor who mysteriously died during a ...

How a talented footballer, 39, made a chilling post describing how he survived the Bali Bombings just hours before his mystery death in on the anniversary of the attack Jake Ryan, 39, died in Sicily following a holiday spanning Europe and the U.S. Mr Ryan was 21 when he survived the 2002 Bali Bombings that killed 202 people He died two days after sharing a commemorative post on the 18th anniversary

By Alana Mazzoni For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 05:41 BST, 14 October 2020 | Updated: 05:55 BST, 14 October 2020

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An Australian man who survived the 2002 Bali Bombings has mysteriously died while on the trip of a lifetime in .

Jake Ryan, 39, died in Sicily just two days after taking to Instagram to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the Bali Bombings.

'18 years.. a lifetime ago.. yet seems like yesterday.. you see pics like this and you reflect back and I just think how lucky we were to get home.. some weren't.. our love, prayers, thoughts and support with you and your families today,' he wrote.

'Being on the trip I'm on at the moment is a perfect reminder of how lucky I am. Why you have to have a crack everyday, do as much as you can, and live as much of a life as you can for the ones who lost theirs.'

Jake Ryan, 39, died in Sicily just two days after taking to Instagram to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the Bali Bombings

Jake Ryan, 39, died in Sicily just two days after taking to Instagram to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the Bali Bombings

Mr Ryan shared the heartfelt post alongside a photo of the rubble of the bombings, which killed 202 people and injured a further 209

Mr Ryan shared the heartfelt post alongside a photo of the rubble of the bombings, which killed 202 people and injured a further 209

Just a week ago the former Gold Coaster shared photos of his travels at the Colosseum in Rome, the London Bridge, Miami and Texas

Just a week ago the former Gold Coaster shared photos of his travels at the Colosseum in , the London Bridge, Miami and Texas

Mr Ryan shared the heartfelt post alongside a photo of the rubble of the bombings, which killed 202 people and injured a further 209.

He worked in advertising at the Gold Coast Bulletin

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