Elderly fisherman dies in boating accident

The body of an elderly fisherman was recovered off the northwestern
coast of Grand Cayman Saturday afternoon by search teams.

 

The wreckage of a 10-14 foot long aluminum boat washed up
near Sand Hole Road in West Bay just after 3pm Saturday.

 

A short while later, the body of a 70-year-old man was
located by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service helicopter about 150 yards
from where the wreckage was found.

 

Volunteer divers and snokelers helped police bring the body
back to shore.

 

Police said the elderly man went out fishing at around 6am
Saturday.

 

 

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