Visitor who died after swimming named

| 12/06/2009

(CNS): Police have now named the woman who died after swimming off Seven Mile Beach on Wednesday, 3 June. She was Goretti Tak Wai Wong, a Canadian National of Chinese descent. Wong, 62, of Ontario had been a cruise ship passenger aboard Liberty of the Seas and had been visiting Cayman with her husband. The victim had been swimming off Royal Palms when she became overly tired. Her husband assisted her back to shore with the help of a passing wave runner but unfortunately she passed out.

CPR was administered on shore and medics and police attended the scene. She was taken to hospital but unfortunately was pronounced dead. The RCIPS sends its condolences to the family and friends of Mrs Wong. The RCIPS will now prepare a file for the coroner.

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