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Three Drown In Separate Incidents

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

GRAND Bahama police are investigating three separate drowning incidents that occurred in Grand Bahama and Bimini.

According to reports, shortly after 1pm Saturday, police received information that a 53-year-old American male visitor died while diving in the area of Turtle Rock, situated off South Bimini.

The second incident occurred in West Grand Bahama. Shortly after 4pm Saturday, police received information that a 56-year-old man of Eight Mile Rock reportedly drowned while diving in the area of Sweetings Key.

On Friday, a 59-year-old American visitor who arrived in Grand Bahama by cruise ship apparently drowned while diving at Paradise Cove in Deadman’s Reef, police said.

According to reports, the incident occurred shortly after 2pm when a man on a diving expedition was found dead in the water.

EMS personnel was summoned and reported that the diver had died.

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