Diver dies off East End

A female tourist died in a diving accident Tuesday morning.

The 54-year-old visitor from Canada got into difficulties during a dive with Tortuga Divers.

According to police, she surfaced during the dive and indicated she was having difficulties. When she was brought back on board, she was unconscious.

People on the boat gave CPR until a medic unit arrived. She was taken to Cayman Islands Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 10:48 a.m. The RCIPS Marine Unit is investigating.

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