British visitor’s tragedy at Thunder Bay

An 80-year-old British visitor collapsed in the sea on New Year’s Day at Thunder Bay Beach, Lower Carlton, St James.

Police said he was part of a catamaran cruise that had stopped for lunch at Thunder Bay around 2 p.m. when he went for a swim.

Eyewitnesses told the Daily Nation his name was David and they heard his wife begging for him to be okay.

The man was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he was pronounced dead in the emergency room around 2:45 p.m.  (Nation News)

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