65 Year Old Japanese Man Dies Following Apparent Drowning in Tumon Bay

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Guam – A 65 year old Japanese man died after apparently drowning in Tumon Bay Tuesday afternoon.

GMH Nursing Supervisor Sally Quichocho tells PNC News that the man was pronounced dead at 1:35 pm.

The Guam Fire Department reported that they responded to a drowning report in the waters off the Hilton Hotel.

GFD Spokesman Lt. Ed Artero said the 911 call came in just before 1pm.

CPR was performed at the scene and while the man was rushed to GMH.

The man’s identify has not been released.

He is the first drowning victim in Guam’s waters this year, and the second in the past 2 months, both of who have been elderly Japanese men.