Man dies suddenly after swimming in ocean

| 22/08/2009

(CNS): Police said on Saturday (22 August) that they have begun an investigation into the death of62-year-old man on Friday afternoon. According to the RCIPS the 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at 12pm stating that an ambulance was required for man who had collapsed at Eden Rock Diving Centre, George Town after swimming in the sea. Medics responded to the scene where CPR was being conducted by dive staff and the man was then taken to hospital but was unfortunately pronounced dead.

Officers said that they had learnt that the man had been in the sea with his son and was about to go a on a dive when he got into difficulty and returned to shore.

The man, who was from America, had been visiting his son who lives in Grand Cayman. Police sent their condolences to his family and friends.

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