Tag: water accident

Inquiry opens after woman found in pool

Inquiry opens after woman found in pool

| 06/06/2020

(CNS): Police have confirmed that they are looking into the death of a woman found unconscious in a swimming pool at an address on South Sound Road Wednesday, but do not suspect foul play. The RCIPS said the woman, who was 29 years old, died Thursday evening in the Critical Care Unit, where she had […]

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Elderly visitor died after Jet Ski collision

Elderly visitor died after Jet Ski collision

| 10/02/2020 | 43 Comments

(CNS): A 69-year-old visitor from the United States died on Sunday afternoon after two personal watercraft collided off Seven Mile Beach. Police said that at around 12:30pm on 9 February they received a report of the collision in the water near Piper Way. The rider of one of the Jet Skis was severely injured and […]

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Visitor dies after snorkel trip

Visitor dies after snorkel trip

| 13/01/2020 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A 72-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States died on Saturday afternoon following a snorkelling trip off the George Town coast. Police said he had been snorkelling when he encountered difficulties and was assisted back to shore. Emergency services attended the scene and the man was transported to the […]

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Elderly visitor dies after dive trip

Elderly visitor dies after dive trip

| 26/11/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A 72-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from Mississippi died Monday afternoon following a dive in the waters around the George Town Harbour. The man had experienced difficulties while on the dive and he was brought to shore by the boat he was out with at around 2pm. The dive boat was […]

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Visitor dies after snorkeling off 7MB

Visitor dies after snorkeling off 7MB

| 24/09/2019 | 7 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 | 52 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 | 37 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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