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Woman drowns off Playa del Carmen’s Xpuha beach

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — An American woman drowned off a Playa del Carmen beach early Wednesday morning. The accident happened near Playa Xpuha in the city’s north.

Emergency 911 recorded the call at 9:56 a.m. with the report of a woman who had drowned moments after entering the water. Police responded to the call, arriving to find the female deceased on the sand after being pulled from the water by rescuers.

Police cordoned off the area. The deceased has been identified at 29-year-old Lisa N from New York.