Photo: A glimpse of the scene (credit: BuckieGotIt)

By: Drizel Hanley

BASSTERRE, St. Kitts (Friday 13th April 2018)- A United Kingdom tourist, on a diving excursion at Shitten Bay, off the waters of Shipwreck area, died yesterday while at sea.

Investigators say that 65- year old Michael Henry Dunn was at the time visiting the Federation with his wife.

It was further revealed that around 10:30 A.M the duo visited Shitten Bay for snorkeling purposes and after a few minutes in the water it is said that Dunn appeared to be gasping for air.

As a result, he was retrieved from the sea and was administered Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by the crew members.

The Emergency Medical Service (EMS) arrived at the Marina at Port Zante to assist but Dunn had stopped breathing hence he was pronounced dead by the District Medical Doctor.