Police Confirm Death Of 69-Year-Old Visitor

July 13, 2017

The police have confirmed the death of a 69-year-old American visitor, who was found in an unresponsive state in the water in Southampton, and said foul play is not suspected.

A police spokesperson said, “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.”

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