Kangaroo Point tragedy: Brazilian woman who died after falling off cliff was ...

Kangaroo Point tragedy: Brazilian woman who died after falling off cliff was ...
Kangaroo Point tragedy: Brazilian woman who died after falling off cliff was ...

A Brazilian woman who tragically died after accidentally falling down a cliff while celebrating her birthday was trying to take a sunset selfie, her family has revealed.

Fernanda Morella was enjoying her 33rd birthday when she slipped 25 metres down the Kangaroo Point cliffs, in Brisbane's CBD, on Tuesday. 

Devastated friends have remembered 'outgoing' Ms Morella as an avid traveller who had lived in the USA, Germany, Ireland, Canada, Spain, and Australia.

Emergency services were called to River Terrace at 5pm after Ms Morella was found at the base of the rockface.

Despite efforts by paramedics to revive her, but she was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

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Fernanda Morella (pictured) tragically died after she accidentally fell  down the Kangaroo Point cliffs, in Brisbane's CBD, while celebrating her 33rd birthday

The heritage-listed cliffs (pictured) are 25 metres high and sit in the city's CBD,  alongside the Brisbane River

The heritage-listed cliffs (pictured) are 25 metres high and sit in the city's CBD,  alongside the Brisbane River

Police informed Ms Morella's family in Brazil of her death that night.  

'Today she turned 33. [She]  went for a selfie with the sunset and fell [off] the cliff,' one relative wrote on social media. 

'I will love you forever.'

Another aunty said what should have been a celebration ended in tragedy. 

'Today would be a party day! 33 years of this beloved niece. But fate didn't allow it and took you to that tragic accident. Our hearts are all broken! Unbelievable.'

'May God receive you with a beautiful party!

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Heartbroken friends have told Daily Mail Australia Ms Morella was an 'outgoing' and 'selfless' woman struck by wanderlust, who had lived in several countries before moving to Australia in 2017 after a long trip around Asia. 

In Brisbane, Ms Morella was working as an au pair and was close to finishing a Bachelor in counselling,

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