A 14-year-old Scottish boy has died in searing heat in the harsh Australian Outback while hiking with his father, police said.
This file photo shows a general view of Australian Outback, pictured on July 6, 2005. A 14-year-old Scottish boy on Friday died in searing heat in the harsh Australian Outback while hiking with his father, according to police.
Ewan Williamson, who arrived in Australia in mid-December, collapsed four hours into the walk in the Cape Range National Park on Friday with little water or shade as temperatures soared above 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit).
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.