US man dies while on dive trip

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has started an investigation into the death of a 55-year-old, who was on a diving vacation along with his wife in the Cayman Islands.

The man, from California, USA passed away Monday during a diving trip on Grand Cayman.

At about 11.20 a.m. police were informed by staff at Resort Sports that the man had become unwell and lost consciousness during a dive trip in the North Wall area.

The RCIPS Marine Unit attended the location and staff from both the Marine Unit and Resort Sports administered CPR.

The man was taken by the RCIPS Marine Unit to the nearby Yacht Club where he was transported by ambulance to George Town Hospital. He was pronounced dead on arrival.

The man’s wife was also on the dive trip.