A British businesswoman has died after falling from the balcony of a hotel in Madrid.
Manchester podcaster Eden Young, who runs the pop culture show Polyester Podcast, was visiting the Spanish capital with her friend Gina to cover a festival in the city.
His younger brother Cameron paid tribute to his sister.
He said: ‘Eden, my beautiful big sister. I am truly heartbroken, I am going to miss you more than I can even begin to explain at this point.
‘It pains me deeply to think of a life without you as you have been in mine since the day I was born.
Eden Young, a Manchester podcaster, hosted the pop culture show Polyester Podcast
‘Eden you were genuine, kind, caring, independent, strong, sarcastic, funny, sassy, loving, creative, warm, fearless, welcoming and absolutely beautiful inside and out.
‘I really hope that one day we can meet again, I will love you forever, my big sister, my best friend.’
Eden’s heartbroken family launched a GoFundMe to bring her body home to the UK.
They said: ‘On June 8th, my beautiful sister Eden tragically passed away while on holiday with her best friend Gina in Madrid.
‘Eden was in Madrid preparing to do press work for her company Poliéster, a company she loved to work for, at a festival she had returned to for years with her closest friends.
‘A few days before the festival was to take place, Eden accidentally fell to her death from the accommodation she was staying in.
This news saddens all of us close to Eden more than words can fathom at this time.
“Due to the circumstances of Edens’ death, we have to pay to bring her body home from Spain to be with us so we can give her the send-off we know she would want and more than deserve.
“Any donation, large or small, is greatly appreciated during this devastating time.”
Eden’s family initially set out to raise £5,000 and have already raised over £26,000.
They said the additional money raised will be donated to JackTheLad, a charity for safer holidays abroad.
Paying tribute to Eden, a devastated Gina described how she found her friend after she died.
She said: ‘I can’t even put into words the depth of pain I feel over what happened to my beautiful, tenacious, caring, gobby best friend last week.
‘It still doesn’t feel real. Meeting you that morning and dealing with your loss is finding a new way to break my heart every second.
Eden Young, pictured with her friend Gina, died after falling from a hotel balcony in Madrid.
Eden Young’s family have launched a GoFundMe page to bring her body home from Spain.
Polyester Zine also paid tribute, saying, “We love you, Eden.”
The Indian street food restaurant, BundoBust, where Eden previously worked, also shared a touching message.
They said: ‘This is the hardest thing we’ve ever had to share, but we are absolutely devastated to learn of the passing of Eden, an OG member of the Bundo Manchester team who played a huge role in Bundo’s formative years.
‘A genuinely one of a kind, Eden made an impact on everyone she worked with and met in Bundo, on the entire Manchester hotel scene and more recently through her journalism and voice acting, earning her the kind of audience international that a personality like Eden’s was always destined.
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