(CMR) A 72-year-old American tourist snorkeling off Seven Mile Beach has died after encountering some difficulties in the water.
Shortly after 12:15 p.m. yesterday, 5 February, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency personnel to a report of a man who had experienced difficulties while snorkeling off Seven Mile Public Beach.
He was brought to shore by members of the public nearby who began to administer CPR. Emergency personnel arrived and continued CPR. The man was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.