Tag: water accident

US visitor dies after Rum Point snorkelling trip

US visitor dies after Rum Point snorkelling trip

| 13/02/2018 | 47 Comments
(CNS): A 60-year-old man who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States drowned off Rum Point in North Side yesterday when he got caught in a difficult current, according to police reports. The man was snorkelling with a friend in the afternoon when both men were caught in a current. As [...]

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Visitor drowns off Spotts beach

Visitor drowns off Spotts beach

| 12/02/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A 65-year-old man who was visiting Cayman from the US was found unresponsive out in the water off Spotts Beach today and is believed to have drowned. At around 12:40pm Monday police and other emergency personnel were called to the scene at the popular beach on the edge of George Town. Altho [...]

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US visitor dies after snorkelling trip

US visitor dies after snorkelling trip

| 06/02/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): A 72-year-old man from the United Stated died yesterday after snorkelling off Seven Mile Public Beach, police have said. Just after 12:15pm Monday emergency services responded to a report that a man had experienced difficulties in the sea and had been brought ashore by members of the public [...]

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Beach access trouble blocks EMS

Beach access trouble blocks EMS

| 18/12/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Efforts to rescue a visitor to the Cayman Islands after he got into difficulty in the sea off Boggy Sands Road, West Bay, Sunday lunchtime were severely hampered because beach access was blocked. Fortunately, the rescue was eventually successful and the visitor is recovering in hospital, but [...]

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Colorado man drowns off Cemetery Beach

Colorado man drowns off Cemetery Beach

| 08/11/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): Police have confirmed the identity of the man who died on Saturday afternoon, 4 November, after experiencing difficulties snorkeling off Cemetery Beach. He was Rodney Lamb (64), who was visiting with friends and family from Denver, Colorado in the United States. He was pronounced dead at the [...]

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Tourist dies after swimming at Cemetery Beach

Tourist dies after swimming at Cemetery Beach

| 06/11/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A visitor from the United States died Saturday and another was treated in hospital after the two men got into difficulties in the water off Cemetery Beach. The emergency services were called to the location at around 4:00pm following reports that two men, one aged 64 and the other aged 57, we [...]

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Norwegian boater killed days after launching vessel

Norwegian boater killed days after launching vessel

| 24/10/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Erik Henriksen (58), who was killed in the North Sound, Grand Cayman, in November 2015 when he was thrown from a powerful speedboat, had launched the new vessel only days before, the Coroners Court heard Monday, as the inquest into the Norwegian millionaire’s death opened. Witnesses and sta [...]

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Cruise tourist drowns during snorkelling trip

Cruise tourist drowns during snorkelling trip

| 15/08/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS): A 70-year-old woman who was visiting Grand Cayman on a cruise ship yesterday morning (14 August) died after a snorkelling trip, police have said. The woman, who was from the United States, was said to have encountered difficulties at Coral Gardens in North Sound at around 11am. She was pulle [...]

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Captain crashes boat into ironshore

Captain crashes boat into ironshore

| 10/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Several people were injured and a pleasure boat was extensively damaged Saturday night when the charter vessel’s captain slammed it into the ironshore. The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit is now investigating what happened when the Mary Girl ran aground from the North Sound near Vista Del Mar. [...]

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Visitor dies after North Side snorkel trip

Visitor dies after North Side snorkel trip

| 29/04/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): UPDATED The 72-year-old man who was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital on Wednesday after a snorkelling trip in North Side has been named as Peter Zhu, from Canada. Police are also asking the individuals aboard a nearby vessel who helped bring the man ashore to contact the police [...]

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Mexican visitor dies after snorkel trip

Mexican visitor dies after snorkel trip

| 13/04/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Police have confirmed that the 77-year-old Mexican national visiting Cayman with his family who died early Thursday morning in the George Town hospital following a snorkelling trip was Jose Antonio Lazcano Puron. Police said the man got into difficulties while he was in the water duri [...]

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