22 Feb 2010

Third man in Queensland cliff fall dies

7:06 am on 22 February 2010

A third man who fell from a cliff on Queensland's Sunshine Coast on Saturday has died from head injuries in a Brisbane hospital.

Police say there are indications a group of young men had been drinking and arguing at Point Cartwright on Saturday evening before a 22-year-old slipped and fell more than 20 metres to his death.

Two of his friends were also fell while trying to rescue him, the ABC reports.

A 20-year-old died in hospital on Sunady morning, while the other, aged 23, died in hospital on Sunday night.