n Instagram model and former Port Macquarie local Sinead McNamara has died in Greece. Photo: FacebookFORMER Port Macquarie woman and n Instagram model Sinead McNamara, 20, who died on a boat in Greece this week, has been remembered as a “beautiful soul”.
“My camping buddy and twin! I’ll always treasure growing up with you. Rest in peace beautiful girl,” one person wrote on her Instagram page.
“Beautiful kind happy soul,sending love and strength to her family,” said another.
“A beautiful life taken way too soon. Rest In Peace gorgeous.”
Ms McNamara is believed to have been working on superyacht Mayan Queen IV, owned by Mexican mining magnateAlberto Baillères, in Argostoli on the Greek island of Kefalonia at the time of her death.
The cause of her death has not yet been confirmed.
She was found in a critical condition on the boat and transferred to a local hospital but later died on the way to Hygeia hospital in Athens, local media is reporting.
Greek authorities are currently investigating her death.
Ms McNamara’s mother is reportedly travelling to Greece and a spokeswoman for the n Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it is providing consular assistance to Ms McNamara’s family.
Ms McNamara, who was born and raised in Port Macquarie and lived in Sydney, arrived in Greece in mid-June this year after travelling to Bali, Alaska and the Whitsundays.
Ms McNamara graduated from Northern Beaches Secondary College Freshwater Senior Campus in 2016 and turned 20 about four weeks before her death.
Her last Instagram post was from the Greek island of Kefalonia and has since been inundated with tributes from her friends and followers.