Tag: water accident

Visitor dies after snorkeling off 7MB

Visitor dies after snorkeling off 7MB

| 24/09/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A 75-year-old woman who was visiting the Cayman Islands was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town on Tuesday morning, after snorkeling off Seven Mile Beach. The emergency services were dispatched to the beach near Royal Palms at around 10:20 this morning in response to reports of a woman who was […]

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Marine activist dodges charge in boat crash

Marine activist dodges charge in boat crash

| 18/09/2019 | 51 Comments

(CNS): Charges against renowned underwater photographer and environmentalist Cathy Church (74) in connection with a boat collision in January have been dropped, the police have confirmed. Church was facing charges of navigating a vessel so as to cause damage or risk of damage and a reckless and negligent act after her boat collided with another […]

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Witnesses wanted to fatal boat crash

Witnesses wanted to fatal boat crash

| 13/08/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to the fatal boat crash Sunday night (11 August) to come forward, as they investigate the cause of the collision between the two vessels, which resulted in the death of Emmanuel Brown (49) from George Town and John Turner (70), a British national living in Cayman. A woman was […]

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Local man found dead after boat crash

Local man found dead after boat crash

| 12/08/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS has confirmed that the body of the missing man involved in a boat collision on Sunday night was found during today’s search operation. CNS has learned that the man was Emmanuel (Manny) Brown (42) from George Town and a recently retired serving police officer. Brown was the second person to die as […]

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Boat crash kills one, search concluded for missing man

Boat crash kills one, search concluded for missing man

| 12/08/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS) UPDATE: Police say the search for man who was missing after the boat crash Sunday night has ended. One man died in the crash but police have not said whether the missing man was found alive. Two vessels crashed in the North Sound, off Prospect, at around 10pm. One of the boats capsized but […]

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US visitor drowns off 7MB

US visitor drowns off 7MB

| 22/06/2019 | 34 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED Monday: Police have now confirmed that the 77-year-old man believed to have drowned while swimming off Seven Mile Beach Friday was Dr Gerald Doyle, who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Massachusetts in the United States. Police said the emergency services were alerted Friday afternoon to the incident at around 3:30pm. Although medical […]

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Visitor dies swimming off South Church street

Visitor dies swimming off South Church street

| 27/05/2019 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Robert Barron (77) from Colorado, USA, was pronounced dead Friday afternoon after he was pulled from the water and medics were unable to revive him. Emergency services received a report around 4pm that a man had got in trouble while swimming off South Church Street. People in the area at the time had helped […]

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US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

US visitor dies after snorkelling off 7MB

| 16/05/2019 | 29 Comments

(CNS): A 51-year-old man visiting the Cayman Islands from Massachusetts, USA, was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital Wednesday evening after snorkelling off Seven Mile Beach, south of Governor’s Beach. The man was said to have encountered difficulties in the water and was brought to shore. Members of the public conducted CPR on the […]

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Elderly woman drowns at Smith Cove

Elderly woman drowns at Smith Cove

| 29/04/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): An 85-year-old woman visiting the Cayman Islands from Florida drowned while swimming at Smith Cove on Monday morning. According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the woman was taken to hospital from the popular beach spot on South Church Street in George Town by the emergency services at around 11:00am after she was […]

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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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