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June 11th, 2023
2 female tourists pronounced dead @ The Baths

THE BATHS, Virgin Gorda, VI – Police are confirming two unrelated deaths of female tourists while at The Baths last week.

October 19th, 2022
2 drowning incidents rock St Thomas & St John


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Two drowning incidents in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) over the weekend, including Attorney Ryan W. Green — the well-known counsel who has worked in both districts and has been described as a good man by many — has left the St Thomas-St John community stunned by the tragic events.

January 16th, 2016
Female tourist dies after snorkeling off Norman Island

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police confirmed the sudden death of a 70-year-old female tourist Thursday morning, January 14, 2016.

December 23rd, 2014
Police confirm sudden death of male tourist

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police are confirming the sudden death of male tourist James Watson, a native of England, residing in Georgia, USA.

February 4th, 2013
UPDATE: Another tourist dies after snorkeling at The Indians

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hours after a tourist on a day sail from St. Thomas died after encountering difficulties while snorkeling at The Indians off Norman Island on Saturday February 2, 2013, The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is reporting that another tourist succumbed at the weekend while also snorkeling there.

January 7th, 2012
UPDATE: Tourist dies while snorkelling in VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – John McWhinne, an American tourist who came to enjoy the beauty of the Virgin Islands, died yesterday Friday January 6, 2012 while snorkelling in the Savannah Bay area, Virgin Gorda.

December 26th, 2011
Canadian citizen dies en route to Peebles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 58 year-old Canadian citizen died en route to Peebles Hospital yesterday December 25, 2011 after experiencing chest pains following an excursion on Scrub Island.

November 15th, 2011
Tourist dies while snorkelling off The Indians

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 73 year-old male American tourist died yesterday Monday November 14, 2011 while he was snorkelling in the vicinity of The Indians, an uninhabited small archipelago of islets west of Norman Island, Virgin Islands News Online was informed.

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