Police investigate diving death

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is investigating the death of a 58-year-old man during diving trip Sunday.

The 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call around 2pm from a vessel which was taking part in the fishing tournament reporting that they had found a diver floating in the water off Dolphin Pointe, West Bay.

Moments after that report 911 received a call from a staff member of Divers Down reporting that a driver had gone missing while on an organized dive. The fishing boat informed operators that they were coming to shore and performing CPR on the victim.

Police and medics responded to the North West Point Dock where the patient was met and taken to hospital. The victim was later pronounced dead.

The man was on vacation in the Cayman Islands from Colorado, USA.