POLICE REPORT: Sherita Maxine Carty Drowns At Magen’s Bay Beach
DROWNED: Sherita Maxine Carty
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 25-year-old St. Thomas woman reportedly drowned at Magen’s Bay beach on Thursday afternoon, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).
On Thursday September 8, 2016 at about 5:07 p.m., Police Officers were dispatched by the 911 emergency call centers to Magen’s Bay beach in reference to a woman drowning.
Upon arrival, bystanders stated that a woman was snorkeling and was found out at sea floating face down.
A lifeguard on the scene as well as bystanders performed numerous rounds of chest compressions before EMT and Rescue Personnel arrived on the scene but they were unsuccessful.
The woman was transported by ambulance to the Schneider Regional Medical Center, where they continued numerous attempts of CPR but the Victim 25-year-old Sherita Maxine Carty was lifeless and pronounced dead by medical staff.
Carty’s family has established a Go Fund Me page to help defray the costs of burial, to donate go to http://gofund.me/2p2cge5r
Magen’s Bay beach in St. Thomas