Elderly snorkeler dies in George Town

A 71-year-old female cruise ship passenger died Thursday after getting into difficulties while snorkeling near Eden Rock in George Town, police reported.

Police named the woman as Gail Ann Moss from Scottsdale, Arizona.

According to police, emergency services and police officers responded to a report of a person in distress shortly before 11.30 a.m.

Police said EMS personnel performed CPR on Ms. Moss and transported her to the Cayman Islands Hospital where she was pronounced dead just after noon.

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