Tourist dies while swimming at Rum Point

| 25/07/2009

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said this evening that it had begun an investigation following the death of a 71-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands. Police stated  hat the 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call today (Friday 24 July) at 11:13am reporting that a man, who had been swimming at Rum Point, was unresponsive. Police and medics responded and the man was taken to hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

The victim who had been visiting Grand Cayman with his family was from the United States. The RCIPS sends its condolences to family and friends of the victim.

Anyone with information about crime taking place in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000 should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.  


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  1. backstroke says:

    To the family of the deceased we send our sincere condolences, we regret the passing of your loved one.