The American man who died earlier this week while on a helmet dive near the Royal Watler Port in George Town has been identified as 62-year-old Timothy Eugene Mowry of Traverse City, Michigan.
Mr. Mowry got into trouble while on an underwater trek with Sea Trek Cayman Islands just before noon Monday. Crew members aboard the Sea Trek vessel said he was unconscious when he was pulled from the water and never revived despite CPR efforts by paramedics and Sea Trek staff.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is conducting an investigation into the death.
The incident involving Mr. Mowry is the fifth watersports-related fatality to occur on Grand Cayman this year.