Visiting diver dies during trip off South Sound coast

| 13/02/2024 | 2 Comments
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man last Thursday morning following a dive trip off the coast of South Sound. According to the RCIPS, the man, who was from the US state of Iowa, was just 37 years old. He was taken back to the Red Bay Dock on South Sound Road at around 8:30am after experiencing difficulties while diving, and received CPR as the dive crew waited for the emergency services. When they arrived, he was taken to the hospital by ambulance, where he was pronounced dead.


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  1. Anonymous says:

    Colin C Smith, age 37, of Waukee, Iowa passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024, as the result of an accident while scuba diving in Grand Cayman

    Colin had just arrived in Grand Cayman on February 4, 2024, for a week of vacation and diving with his parents. He had been diving in Grand Cayman for twenty years and was excited at the chance to dive again. Grand Cayman has held a special place in the hearts of his family since their first visit there in 1993.

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  2. Mumbichi says:

    I am always sorry when a visitor dies in our waters. I hope you lived your best life, Sir, and enjoyed yourself to the fullest in our humble territory.

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