American man drowns in West Bay | Loop Cayman Islands

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The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) has reported that, shortly after 3:15pm on Friday, April 15, officers responded to a report of a person in distress at an address on West Bay Road, across from Earth Close.

According to the RCIPS, a 67-year-old man from the United States had been in the water snorkeling when he lost consciousness.

He was brought back to shore and persons on the scene administered CPR until the arrival of Emergency Services.

The man was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital via ambulance where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

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