Diver death reported

Investigations begin into the death of a 52-year-old diver.

Royal Cayman Islands Police have begun an investigation into the death of a 52-year-old woman who passed away Wednesday, 30 December following a diving trip on the island.

About 3.55 p.m. Wednesday, the woman became unwell and lost consciousness during an organized dive in the north side of the island. The woman’s husband and staff from the operator, Resort Sports, undertook CPR and conveyed the woman to shore.

She was immediately taken to George Town hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

The woman, an experienced diver from Utah, USA was a cruise ship passenger visiting the Islands with several members of her family.