Medical condition results in death of 73 year old man at Shelly Bay Beach

Shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Friday August 4th 2023, police and other first responders were dispatched to Shelly Bay Beach, Hamilton Parish following reports that a male had been pulled out of the water.

Reports are the man was standing in waist deep water when he appeared to have suffered a medical episode and went under water before he was pulled out by nearby indiduals who began CPR until the arrival of EMTs who took over.

The 73-year-old victim was subsequently transported by ambulance to King Edward Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Next of kin have been informed.

Foul play is not suspected.

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