Man dies after fall while decorating house

A 56-year-old man died on Tuesday afternoon after falling from a ladder while he was hanging Christmas lights on his house in Prospect, police said.

According to Stephen Duval, Cayman EMS director, emergency services received a call around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday about the man, who was reported as being unconscious and unresponsive. When the ambulance arrived, the man was pronounced dead at the scene, Mr. Duval said.

Superintendent Adrian Seales with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said the man, who was not named as of press time pending notification of next of kin, fell outside of his home on Westwood Drive in the Omega Bay subdivision.

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