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Boyfriend Shares Heartbreaking Tribute As He Faces Charges Over Girlfriend’s Death

‘Nobody could do anything’

The boyfriend of an Aussie woman killed in a horrific jetski accident in Phuket, Thailand has shared an emotional tribute to his “inspirational” and “beautiful” girlfriend.

“I love you so much Emily and I wish I could just bring you back into my arms,” Tommy Keating, 22, wrote on Facebook alongside photos of the pair during their 18-month relationship.

I’m so broken and I know I’ll never never be able to mend…”

Emily Jayne Collie, 20, died after sustaining severe neck and shoulder injuries in the collision at Kata beach with her long-time boyfriend Tommy Keating, who reportedly suffered minor injuries, reports  

According to the Bangkok Post, her partner told police strong sunlight reflecting off the water made it d”impossible” to see.

Lifeguards performed CPR for 15 minutes before she was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Thai police have reportedly confirmed Keating is facing charges over the accident.

“Ms Collie’s boyfriend, Mr Keating, who was driving the other jet ski when they collided, will face a charge of reckless driving causing death,” police lieutenant Patiwat Yodkhwan said yesterday, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

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