POLICE INVESTIGATE THE DROWNING OF
A WOMAN AT CANE GARDEN BAY
currently investigating the death of a woman who drowned at Cane Garden Bay
On November 10,
2004 at 12:00 p.m. it was reported that a drowning had occurred on the Cane
Garden Bay Beach. Police arrived at the scene in the vicinity of Myett’s and
observed a body lying motionless on the sand. The body was later identified as
the body of 84-year-old Edith Rath, a native of Germany on vacation at Columbus
The body was
examined for a pulse, but there was none and a small bruise was observed over
her right eye. Investigations revealed that earlier that morning the deceased
fell and sustained the bruise over her right eye. Around 11:45 a.m. someone
noticed a body floating in the water and retrieved same in a kayak.
Sharrett of the U.S.A., and an EMT on vacation aboard a cruise ship performed
CPR for ten minutes, but got no response. The body was pronounced dead by Dr.
Scatliffe at 1:22 p.m. and was transported to Davis Funeral Home.
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