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Canadian tourist dies by drowning off Tulum beach

Tulum, Q.R. — A woman reported to be of Canadian origin died by drowning off a coastal area of Tulum Wednesday. She was found after reports of a floating body Wednesday morning by condo residents in the Tankah coastal area.

The woman was pulled from the water around 10:45 a.m., however, she was not responsive to resuscitation efforts. An ambulance was requested by condo staff to assist a guest, however, paramedics arrived only to confirm her death. Police and Civil Protection also arrived in response to the report of the drowning.

The woman’s body was seen floating in the sea and reported by condo residents. Photo: February 14, 2024.

According to information available, the woman was a Canadian tourist and was with her husband on the beach at the time of the accident. The unidentified woman is said to have been around 55 years of age.