6 September 2022: Green Cay, Bahamas

A cruise ship passenger from died after being attacked by a shark. The passenger was snorkeling according to authorities. The woman, in her 50s, was cruising on the Royal Caribbean ship, Harmony of the Seas, and was attacked in Green Cay, off the coast of Nassau, as confirmed by the Royal Bahamas Police Force Superintendent Chrislyn Skippings. While the cruise ship was docked in Nassau, the family booked an excursion with a local tour company that took them to a popular snorkeling area, she said. Family members then saw a shark attacking the woman and rushed to her aid. The mother had suffered bites to her “upper extremities,” Skippings said at the time. Paramedics responded to the scene but the passenger perished.