Thursday 12 December, 2019

US tourist dies while snorkeling in George Town

A US tourist was died on Thursday after snorkeling at a location off South Church Street in George Town.

This is the fifth water-related death involving a US tourist since the start of the year.

Report from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) are that officers at around 11:30 am responded to a report of a person in distress in the water.

 A woman had been snorkeling when she encountered difficulties in the water.

The woman was brought to shore by the leader of the snorkel tour and CPR was administered by the instructor and emergency personnel.

The tourist was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital by emergency services and subsequently pronounced dead.



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