Police Confirm Sudden Death Of German Visitor


Monday, March 21 – Police confirm the sudden death of a male German visitor to the Territory.

The deceased, Hans Helmut Grandjot, 72, was reportedly snorkeling near Nail Bay, Virgin Gorda Friday afternoon following a day tour with his wife onboard the vessel Rebel Yell when he was discovered unresponsive in the water.

A doctor aboard the vessel attempted to resuscitate Mr. Grandjot but to no avail. He was later pronounced dead.

The Coroner’s Office was informed. Investigations are ongoing.