Tag: water accident

US visitor drowns off 7MB

US visitor drowns off 7MB

| 22/06/2019 | 10 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 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 assistance […]

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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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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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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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