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American woman dies diving at Cozumel

Cozumel, Q.R. — An American woman has reportedly died while diving at a beach club in the south hotel zone of Cozumel.

Paramedics from a private clinic responded to a call from the Nachi-Cocom Beach Club after a woman was reported in critical condition. However, when medical personnel arrived, they found the woman was without vital signs.

The dive instructor from the group identified only as S.C., said that the American woman, identified as 68-year-old N.T. from New York, suffered complications while diving. When she realized the woman was having problems, emergency medical support was requested, but it was too late.

Paramedics reported the death to C4 who sent the Forensic Medical Service unit as well as members of the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) to assist.