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Female Tourist Dies at Tide Pools

September 08, 2021

ST. CROIX, USVI – On September 7, at 12:50 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of a missing swimmer in Annaly Bay, at the Tide Pools. The preliminary investigation revealed a female tourist was knocked off the rocks by waves and pulled out to sea.

A few minutes later, the 911 Emergency Call Center received reports of an unresponsive female floating at sea in Annaly Bay. Police officers, the U.S. Coast Guard, and enforcement officers from the Virgin Islands Department of Planning & Natural Resources located, identified and recovered the body of the missing swimmer. Detectives processed the body which was then turned over to the Medical Examiner’s Office.

The female’s identity is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin. This case is under investigation.

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