On Friday morning, a family tragedy struck in the Swiss Alps when a 57-year-old Dutch woman, her 25-year-old daughter, and 22-year-old son were killed during a walk. The bodies of the three were discovered near a steep path on Rochers-de-Naye, leading authorities to suspect a deadly fall.
The family had not shown any signs of life since Wednesday morning, prompting the alarm to be raised on Thursday evening. The woman and her daughter were visiting Switzerland from the Netherlands on holiday, while the son was living in the Lausanne region.
The loss of these three individuals has left not only the family members shocked and grief-stricken but also the local and international communities stunned by their tragic demise. The circumstances surrounding the accident remain under investigation as the families try to come to terms with their loss.