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Canadian visitor dies after snorkelling at WB beach

Canadian visitor dies after snorkelling at WB beach

| 31/01/2019 | 21 Comments

(CNS): A 63-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Canada died yesterday afternoon after collapsing on a West Bay beach. The visitor, who has not yet been identified, had been snorkelling at Cemetery Beach when he got into difficulties and was assisted to shore by another person at the location.

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Postmortem confirms toddler drowned in EE tragedy

Postmortem confirms toddler drowned in EE tragedy

| 18/01/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Following a postmortem examination of a 22-month-old child, which confirmed that she drowned in a tragic incident in East End earlier this month, the police said there were no suspicious circumstances at this time but noted that the investigation into this matter has not yet concluded. On the evening of Friday, 4 January, police went […]

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BT resident drowns in waters at Breakers

BT resident drowns in waters at Breakers

| 14/01/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A 57-year-old Filipino man who was resident in Bodden Town died Sunday after swimming in the sea off Bodden Town yesterday (Sunday, 13 January). The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said the 911 Communication Centre dispatched police and other emergency services in response to call about the incident. The man had been part of a group who […]

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Toddler drowns along East End shore

Toddler drowns along East End shore

| 05/01/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Police have begun an investigation into how a little girl, who was approaching her second birthday, drowned on Friday evening off the coast of East End. The toddler, who was reported missing around 6pm yesterday, was found along the shoreline by a family member before the police arrived. She was taken to hospital in […]

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US visitor dies after 7MB snorkel trip

US visitor dies after 7MB snorkel trip

| 04/01/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The 60-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States who died following a snorkelling trip off the coast of Seven Mile Beach Thursday afternoon has been identified as Gregory Scott Azeltine, from North Carolina. Police said they and other emergency services were called to the beach area close to […]

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Octogenarian dies after snorkel trip

Octogenarian dies after snorkel trip

| 29/11/2018 | 33 Comments

(CNS): An 80-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands on vacation from the United States died Wednesday after a snorkelling trip in the North Sound. Police said the 911 Communications Centre received a report of a person in distress in the waters of the North Sound at around noon. The visitor, who reportedly lost consciousness […]

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Quarry worker killed by exploding tyre

Quarry worker killed by exploding tyre

| 29/10/2018 | 20 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have confirmed that the 54-year-old-man who was killed at the weekend in an industrial accident at a quarry off Lake View Drive in Bodden Town, when a tyre reportedly exploded, was Crisanto Dizon from the Philippines, who was a resident in the Cayman Islands. The RCIPS said his family has now been informed, […]

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US Tourist dies after snorkelling in GT harbour

US Tourist dies after snorkelling in GT harbour

| 23/10/2018 | 39 Comments

(CNS): An as yet unidentified visitor to the Cayman Islands fro the United States died on Tuesday while snorkelling along the George Town waterfront. Police said that at around 10:45am the emergency services responded to the report of a 68-year-old man in difficulty while in the water. When they arrived the man was unresponsive and […]

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Green energy advocate drowned on 7MB

Green energy advocate drowned on 7MB

| 19/10/2018 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Police have now confirmed that James Knapp was the man who died after getting in trouble in the water on Seven Mile Beach on Wednesday morning. A long-time campaigner for greener energy, Knapp was one of the first people in Cayman to build a home entirely off the grid and solar-powered. He was originally […]

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Resident dies at 7 Mile public beach

Resident dies at 7 Mile public beach

| 17/10/2018 | 35 Comments

(CNS): A 68-year-old-resident died this morning after getting into difficulty on Seven Mile Beach. Police said emergency services were called to the beach location shortly after 8:30am following a report that the man was in distress. CNS understands that the man was in the water when he was found unresponsive and taken to the Cayman Islands […]

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Drug mule dies after swallowing cocaine

Drug mule dies after swallowing cocaine

| 09/10/2018 | 46 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service says the unidentified 44-year-old man who was found dead at a residence in Prospect at around 10pm on Monday 1 October died after he had swallowed a large number of pellets containing drugs. The RCIPS said a post-mortem on the man, who had just returned to the Cayman […]

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