Police releases name of Swedish visitor

Police have released the name of the Swedish visitor who died while snorkeling off Browne’s Beach on Wednesday afternoon.

He is Kurt Ericksson, 73, a passenger of the cruise ship Costa Magica that has since left the Bridgetown Port.

Ericksson went on a catamaran cruise that stopped on the Bay Street, St Michael beach. While there, he went snorkeling and got into difficulties around 1:35 p.m.

The elderly man’s body on board the catamaran.
Ericksson’s body on board the catamaran.

He was pulled onto the catamaran by crew and passengers and a doctor on board administered CPR but he was unresponsive.The Swede died by the time the vessel reached the shore.

One Response to Police releases name of Swedish visitor

  1. Wendy Clarke
    Wendy Clarke April 18, 2015 at 2:20 am

    RIP

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