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US woman dies suddenly – Police PRO

Police Public Relations Officer Ms Diane Drayton said the woman was transported to Peebles Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police Public Relations Officer Ms Diane Drayton today May 1, 2014 confirmed the sudden death of a 55 year old female from the United States.

“Investigations indicate that she developed problems while in the water at the Indians yesterday afternoon around 3pm,” said Drayton speaking to Virgin Islands News Online. Drayton confirmed the woman's name as being Elizabeth Potter.

“She was (yesterday) transported to Peebles Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Cause of death is to be determined,” Drayton said.

This news site will bring updates of this incident as more details become available.

12 Responses to “US woman dies suddenly – Police PRO”

  • ccc (01/05/2014, 12:20) Like (0) Dislike (12) Reply
    what another one?
  • ASKING (01/05/2014, 12:52) Like (1) Dislike (10) Reply
    What the hell is going on in this our water well sa
    • Sharon (01/05/2014, 14:36) Like (23) Dislike (0) Reply
      There is nothing wrong with the water Strupps. People get heart attacks, cannot swim, get exhausted in the water, used to a swimming pool and the pull of the sea is too strong on their heart, etc etc etc. Stop blaming things on the water, this is just common sense!
  • xxxxxxxx (01/05/2014, 13:37) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    my condolences to the family
  • downislandman (01/05/2014, 16:10) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Elizabeth potter, sound like she's from Tortola!
  • Yute (01/05/2014, 17:07) Like (2) Dislike (7) Reply
    Hope she was ready to meet her marker
  • high hope (01/05/2014, 17:19) Like (0) Dislike (7) Reply
    Hope she was ready to meet her marker
    • tru (02/05/2014, 09:02) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      Same person (Yute & high hope)...same comment...same bad grammer tsk
  • Blackbeauty (01/05/2014, 20:54) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    @ Yute and High hope - First of all the word is "Maker." Secondly, I hope that you too are ready to meet Him.
  • OutTrek (11/05/2014, 14:53) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    She was a strong ocean swimmer. Liz swam the ocean for a few miles everyday. This was a shock, tragedy and tremendous loss for all who knew and loved her. Elizabeth Potter Ulrich will be dearly missed.
  • Elgon (24/10/2014, 00:28) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    This comes as such a shock - I knew Elizabeth in Santa Barbara, and she loved the ocean very much. It's hard to believe it took her life in this way.


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