Gun Beach drowning victim identified


Jim Bradshaw’s autopsy confirms that he died from asphyxia due to drowning.

Guam – The diver pulled from the waters of Gun Beach has been identified as 57-year-old Jim Bradshaw.

It was on Wednesday that Guam Fire Department units responded to a reported drowning.

According to GFD Spokesperson Kevin Reilly, the victim was brought to shore by his co-workers after a diving accident.

Bradshaw was a traveling nurse employed at the Guam Regional Medical Center.

Medical Examiner Doctor Aurelio Espinola stated that an autopsy confirmed that Bradshaw’s death was an accident and the cause was asphyxia due to drowning.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.