Sudden Death of American Visitor

Thu, 2017-07-13

Around 2:15pm Thursday, July 13th police and first responders were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive man in the water near Horseshoe Bay beach, Southampton.

Details are limited at this time.

However initial information suggests that the man involved, believed to be a 69 year old American visitor, was unconscious when he was brought to shore by members of the public.

CPR was performed at the scene and continued during transport via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, but the man was later pronounced dead.

Foul play is not suspected and no further information regarding the deceased will be provided at this time, until his next of kin has been notified.