A 29-year-old American tourist died Friday night after getting into difficulty during a swim with her husband, Royal Cayman Islands Police reported. Police Monday named the woman as Christina Jean Spradling from Ohio.
Police said the couple was snorkeling off East End around 5:30 p.m. Friday when she “developed difficulties” and an ambulance was called.
The woman was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital where she was pronounced dead about two hours later.
The incident is under investigation by the marine police unit.
This story has been updated to include the name of the woman.