KOTA KINABALU: An aged Korean girl on vacation together with his household right here drowned whereas snorkelling at Gaya Island close to right here at the moment.
The physique of Mija Lee, 74, was noticed floating close to the island by a patrol employees at 11.54am. He instantly pulled her to the seaside.
District police chief Assistant Commissioner M. chandra stated the employees had carried out a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the sufferer however to no avail.
“The employees had additionally sought assist from boatmen to ship sufferer to Sutera Habour and carried out the CPR whereas ready for paramedics to reach.
“The victim was then rushed to the hospital and was pronounced dead by a doctor,” he stated.
Chandra stated the sufferer had arrived within the state capital on Friday together with three different relations.
The household boarded a ship from Sutera Habour jetty to Padang Point on Gaya Island for a snorkelling exercise this morning.
“A post-mortem will be conducyed to determine the cause of death. At the moment, we classified the case a sudden death,” he stated.
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