An Australian Instagram influencer who was discovered unconscious on a superyacht docked in Greece died by hanging, the coroner within the case instructed CNN on Tuesday.
Sinead McNamara, 20, frequently posted pictures of her travels to unique places, and mentioned in a submit earlier this month that she had been residing and dealing on a ship “seeing all of the world has to supply.”
Information reviews and social media posts recognized the boat because the Mayan Queen IV, a 93-meter lengthy vessel which is reportedly owned by Mexican billionaire and mining magnate Alberto Baillères, however a PR agency for his firm mentioned it had no remark.
The PR firm for Grupo Bal declined to verify that the magnate owns the yacht, and mentioned it had no touch upon McNamara’s dying.
McNamara, whose Fb web page described her as hailing from Port Macquarie within the state of New South Wales, was present in vital situation Friday on board the yacht docked within the port of Argostoli on the island of Kefalonia, mentioned the coast guard. She died whereas being airlifted to hospital.
Coroner Elias Boyiokas mentioned examinations confirmed “no seen indicators of wrestle or bodily abuse” however that marks left by a rope have been discovered on the lady’s neck.
“It isn’t but doable to say if she was psychologically pushed to behave or was underneath the affect of medicine on the time,” Boyiokas mentioned, including that toxicology check outcomes would “in all probability take at the least some weeks.”
Australia’s Division of International Affairs and Commerce mentioned it was offering consular help to the household of an Australian nationwide who died in Greece, however wouldn’t determine the individual for privateness causes.
McNamara, who had greater than 27,000 followers on Instagram, wrote in a single early August submit that she can be seeing her household and buddies in lower than a month.
Tributes have poured in, with Instagram customers posting condolences feedback on her pictures.
McNamara’s closing submit included a touching anecdote about when she realized the Polish phrase for blue: “
“A younger polish (sic) lady from my final boat taught me it after we have been jet snowboarding round essentially the most stunning turquoise water within the med final yr. It has been my
Elinda Labropoulou reported from Athens, Sheena McKenzie wrote in London. Josh Berlinger contributed to this report.