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Man Dies Of Possible Drowning At Trunk Bay

October 02, 2018

TRUNK BAY, ST. JOHN USVI - On Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at approximately 12:53 pm, Central Dispatch received a call about an unresponsive male at Trunk Bay, St. John, USVI. Units from the National Park Service and the Virgin Islands Police Department traveled to the scene where Emergency Medical Technicians concluded that the male did not have any vital signs.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the male was snorkeling at Trunk Bay and shortly thereafter, his body was observed floating in the water. The male, who was a passenger on a cruise ship, was identified as 67-year-old Guoqiang Wang by next of kin. The cause of death is currently unknown, pending an autopsy.

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