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Media Relations Dept.
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box HM 530
Tel: (441) 299-4249/4291/4321
Fax: (441) 299-4322
E-mail: Police Media Relations


 
Date:Tuesday, June 05,2018
Distribution: All Media

Sudden Death of 62 Year Old American Visitor Yvonne Aites

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 62 year old American cruise ship visitor Yvonne Aites and extends sincere condolences to her family and friends.

Ms. Aites, from Massachusetts, apparently fell off of a Jet Ski into the water near Cambridge Beaches, Sandys parish Monday morning (June 4th) during a Jet Ski tour and became unconscious.

Despite lifesaving efforts on the water which continued as she was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial hospital via ambulance, Ms. Aites was later pronounced dead.

A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist the deceased’s loved ones at this difficult time.

An autopsy has been completed and the results confirm the cause of death as drowning.


All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department