A 64-year-old female visitor from the United States died Thursday after getting in difficulty while snorkeling off George Town.
The woman’s death is the sixth water-related fatality reported this year.
Police said officers responded to a report of a person in distress in the water off South Church Street shortly after 11:30 a.m.
The woman, who had been on a snorkel tour, was brought ashore by the tour leader after she got into difficulty. He and emergency personnel administered CPR on shore.
The woman was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital by emergency services and subsequently pronounced dead.