Swim ends tragically

Death under investigation

Police have begun an investigation after a 62-year-old man died suddenly on Friday afternoon.

The 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at 12pm from a man reporting that an ambulance was required for man who had collapsed at Eden Rock Diving Centre, George Town. Medics and police responded to the scene where CPR was being conducted on the man by dive staff. He was taken to hospital but was unfortunately pronounced dead.

Officers have learnt that the man had been in the sea with his son and was about to go a on a dive when he got into difficulty and returned to shore. The man, who was from America, had been visiting his son who lives in Grand Cayman. Condolences are sent to his family and friends.