Police have released the name of the Swedish visitor who died while snorkeling off Browne’s Beach on Wednesday afternoon.
He is Kurt Ericksson, 73, a passenger of the cruise ship Costa Magica that has since left the Bridgetown Port.
Ericksson went on a catamaran cruise that stopped on the Bay Street, St Michael beach. While there, he went snorkeling and got into difficulties around 1:35 p.m.
He was pulled onto the catamaran by crew and passengers and a doctor on board administered CPR but he was unresponsive.The Swede died by the time the vessel reached the shore.