Police on Tuesday named the snorkeller who died off George Town on Saturday as 72-year-old Jack Joseph Pardo from North Carolina, USA.
The man, a visitor to Cayman, got into difficulties while snorkelling in the sea off North Church Street around 3:30pm, according to an earlier police report on the incident.
Emergency Services attended the scene and transported the man to the Cayman Islands Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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