Police name drowning victim

The Health Services Authority runs three ambulances on Grand Cayman. Health City plans to reintroduce its own ambulance in coming weeks. – Photo: Chris Court

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service have released the name of the man who died Friday in a water-related incident. He was Gerald Doyle, 77, of Massachusetts, USA.

Doyle, a visitor to Cayman, died in what police described a “possible drowning incident” at a resort on Seven Mile Beach. He was given first aid at the scene and was later transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said they were investigating the incident.

The death is the eighth water-related fatality in Cayman this year.

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  1. Dr. Gerry Doyle has been the best primary care physician/cardiologist in the world at Harvard Medical and Massachusetts General Hospital forever. I first heard of him when he gave John Kerry a clean bill of health in advance of his presidential run. Later learned he was Matt Damon’s family doctor! Not to mention to the many (lesser) others who will be shocked by this news. Please follow-up on it.