[Updated] The police have identified the man who was found dead on Friday as 23-year-old Canadian Alexander Gosselin and said foul play is not suspected. The 23-year-old had been employed in Bermuda as a sailing instructor at the Sandys Boat Club.
Police spokesman Dwayne Caines said: “Police can now confirm the death of 23 year old Alexander Gosselin a guest worker from Canada, who died after being found in non-responsive state at a residence on Morgan’s Hill in Sandys at 12:26pm Friday afternoon.
“It appears that a resident of the house entered and found Mr. Gosselin in a collapsed, in a room in the dwelling. An on call doctor attended the residence and pronounced him dead at 1:15pm.
“Foul play is not suspected and the Bermuda Police Service extends our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.”
Mr Gosselin’s cause of death was not officially released.
Update 10.40pm: Sandys Boat Club Commodore Brad Woodings said: “On behalf of the Executive Committee & Members of the Sandys Boat Club, I wish to offer our sincerest condolences to the family & friends of Alexander Gosselin.
“Alex was one of our sailing instructors and was well liked by all of our Club Members. He was an inspiration and mentor, and touched the lives of many of our young sailors. He will be deeply missed by all. A memorial service is being planned and details will be provided when finalized.”
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