Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Man dies after snorkeling incident off Seven Mile Beach

A man has died after getting into difficulty snorkeling off Seven Mile Beach.

Shortly before 5pm yesterday (May 15), officers responded to a report of a sudden death at the Cayman Islands Hospital.

A 51-year-old man had been snorkeling off Seven Mile Beach, south of Governor’s Beach, when he encountered difficulties and was brought to shore.

Members of the public conducted CPR on the man until the emergency services arrived.

He was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital, and later pronounced dead.

The man is a visitor from Massachusetts, in the United States.

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