Danish Woman, 26, Drowns In Ocean Waters Off Of Cotton Valley Shores This Morning
COTTON VALLEY SHORES IN ST. CROIX
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CHRISTIANSTED — A 26-year-old woman from Denmark drowned this morning on the East End of St. Croix.
Police were dispatched to Cotton Valley Shores after the 911 Emergency Call Center got a report of a drowning at 10:53 a.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said.
Police said that the woman was staying with friends in the Cotton Valley area.
The landlord of the property noticed the woman floating in ocean water about eight-feet deep and brought her in to shore, the VIPD said.
The man performed CPR on her for about 20 minutes.
The Virgin Islands Fire Service, VIPD and EMT personnel responded immediately as well.
The woman was transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital by ambulance and where she was officially pronounced dead at 11:50 a.m.
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