Police Confirm Death Of Ashwin Bhandarkar

July 11, 2016

The police have confirmed the death of 38-year-old Canadian visitor Ashwin Bhandarkar, who ran into difficulty while swimming in a pool on Saturday.

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A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 38 year old Canadian visitor Ashwin Bhandarkar and extends condolences to his family.

“It appears that around 6:30pm Saturday, July 9th Mr. Bhandarkar was swimming in the pool at Dawkins Manor in Paget when he ran into difficulty.

“Members of the public pulled him out of the pool and initially performed CPR until EMTs arrived on scene to continue with life-saving efforts.

“He was then rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, where he was later pronounced dead at 7:05pm.

“A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist Mr. Bhandarkar’s family at this difficult time. An autopsy is anticipated.

“The Bermuda Police Service would also like to thank those members of the public that came to the aid of Mr. Bhandarkar.”

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