A 50-year-old woman died after taking part in the Flower’s Sea Swim this past
woman, an experienced swimmer and a Canadian visitor to Grand Cayman, had taken
unwell during the event on Saturday afternoon.
said she was helped to shore by event staff and was assisted at the first aid
was subsequently taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town where she
was pronounced dead on arrival.
is anticipated that a post-mortem examination for the woman will take place
later this week.
Editor’s note: Police initially reported the victim’s age as 30. She is actually 50.