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UPDATE: Water-Related Death in East End, 19 May

25th May, 2018 Police Headlines

Police can now confirm the identity of the man who died after encountering difficulties while snorkeling off East End on Saturday, 19 May. He is Peter Stuart Schilke, age 57, of Connecticut in the United States.


The RCIPS offers condolences to the family of the deceased.


Original release:


On Saturday evening, 19 May, emergency personnel responded to a report of a person in distress in East End.


A man had been out snorkeling when he encountered difficulties. He was assisted to shore by members of the public nearby and then transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital. He subsequently lost consciousness and was later pronounced dead.


The man, age 57, was a visitor from the US.