American visitor dies after swim on Cayman Brac

| 06/05/2013

(CNS): The police have confirmed that a 75-year-old American tourist who was visiting Cayman Brac on vacation died on Friday soon after snorkelling in the ocean. The tourist was pronounced dead at around 11:30 on Friday morning (3 May) A police spokesperson said the man and his wife were snorkelling in the vicinity of the Fosters Road in the Stake Bay area, where the man collapsed after reaching the shore. Emergency services attended the scene and the victim was transported to the Faith Hospital by ambulance but he was pronounced dead. They were both staying at the Brac Reef Beach Resort.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    As sad as this event is what does it have to do snorkelling? The gentleman sadly died after exercising, why give a negative impression of snorkelling in the Cayman Islands had anything to do with it.

  2. Anonymous says:

    And what exactly makes this mysterious.

  3. Hoping for better days says:

    This is so sad. How tragic and mysterious. R.I.P Sir. and May God be with your wife…thank you both for coming to visit our islands.