Heart failure claims snorkeler’s life

Friday, March 13th, 2009


At approximately 11:00 am a group of friends visiting Ambergris Caye decided to visit one of the country’s most acclaimed snorkeling sites, Hol Chan Marine Reserve.
David Gregor Cobb, 55-year-old US National from New Jersey, began experiencing problems health difficulties. Assistance was offered to Cobb, who was signaling from a cluster of coral. By the time help arrived, Cobb was transported to the boat but made it there in an unconscious state.
CPR was offered but Cobb was pronounced dead on arrival at San Pedro Town by Dr. Javier Zuniga.

The body will be transported to Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) for a post mortem examination. No foul play is expected.

 

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