Eden Young death: Brit podcaster dies in tragic plunge in Madrid as brother pays emotional tribute | The Sun
A BRITISH podcaster has tragically died after a fall in Madrid, her heartbroken family said today.
Eden Young was on a work trip in the Spanish capital with her best friend when she plunged from the accommodation where she was staying on Thursday.
Eden, from Manchester, ran the popular Polyester Podcast – a feminist pop culture show.
Her company, Polyester Zine, described her as the "biggest legend" and "most loyal person" in a heartfelt tribute.
Eden's devastated family has now launched a GoFundMe to fly her body home to the UK.
They said Eden was on a work trip and planned to head to a festival with her close pals when she "accidentally fell to her death".
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They said: "Eden was in Madrid preparing to do some press work for her company Polyester, a company she absolutely adored working for, at a festival she had revisited for years with her closest friends.
"A few days before the festival took place Eden accidentally fell to her death from the accommodation she was staying at.
"This news saddens us all close to Eden more than words can comprehend right now.
"Due to the circumstances of Edens death, we are having to pay to fly 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 deserves."
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So far, more than £20,000 has been raised.
Eden's brother, Cameron Young, shared a heartbreaking tribute to his "beautiful" sister.
"I am truly heartbroken, I am going to miss you more than I can begin to explain right now," he said.
"It pains me deeply to think of a life without you as you have been in mine since the day I was born.
"Eden you were genuine, kind, caring, independent, strong, sarcastic, fun, sassy, loving, creative, warm, fearless, welcoming and absolutely gorgeous inside and out.
"My heart has a void that will never be filled and I already don’t quite know how to navigate without being able to speak to you daily.
"I really hope one day we can meet again, I will love you forever my big sister, my best mate."
Paying tribute to Eden, Polyester Zine said: "Eden was the best of all of us – funny and so f***ing smart, so gorgeous, loved being an absolute legend in every way.
"I know everyone who listens to the pod knows this. She was also the most loyal person I know.
"Having her on the team was the greatest privilege in the world."
Eden's good friend paid tribute to her "gorgeous soulmate" and said: "I can't even put into words the depths of pain I am feeling over what has happened to my gorgeous, tenacious, caring, gobby best friend last week. it still doesn't feel real."
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She added: "We are soulmates, we always will be eden, I know you know that."
Eden's family said the Jack The Lad charity is supporting them.
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