Tourist Remains in “Very Critical” Condition at GMH After Being Pulled From Tumon Bay


Guam – Guam Fire Lt. Ed Artero reports that by-standers pulled a man from Tumon Bay this morning.

As of 3pm Friday afternoon, GPD Spokesman Officer A.J. Balajadia says the man was in critical condition.

It happened in Tumon between the Outrigger and Nana’s Cafe

Lt. Artero said that he is an adult male tourist.

The 911 call came in about 11:12am reported a “drowning incident @Tumon bay.”

When GFD rescue units arrived, Lt. Artero said the man was  “unconscious and unresponsive.” CPR was immediately started and it continued as the man was rushed to GMH.

GMH Nursing Supervisor Cely Mangrobang said the man was still in “very critical” condition in the intensive care unit as of  Sunday afternoon..

A High Surf Advisory has been in effect since Tuesday and remains in effect until 6pm Saturday.

READ the High Surf Advisory on the NWS website HERE