(CMR) A 62-year-old woman died shortly after arriving in Jamaica from the US on Tuesday (June 16).
According to the Ministry of Health and Wellness has reported, the elderly woman collapsed while in the immigration hall at the Sangster International Airport.
The woman arrived in the island on the Delta Airways flight from Atlanta at around 2:00 p.m.
It is reported that resuscitation attempts were made but the elderly woman was pronounced dead on arrival at the Cornwall Regional Hospital.
In a release on the matter, Minister Christopher Tufton used the opportunity to share his condolences further noting that arrangements would be made to facilitate counselling for the family.