Body is found after American passenger jumped overboard from 10th floor of Royal Caribbean cruise while ship was anchored off Puerto Rico’s north shore
- US Coast Guard and local authorities launched search for man in San Juan Bay
- Divers reportedly found the body of a white male in the water an hour later
- The Oasis of the Seas ship was on a week-long trip from Fort Lauderdale
A body has been found after a man jumped off the 10th floor of a Royal Caribbean cruise as it was moored just off Puerto Rico’s north shore.
The US Coast Guard and local authorities launched a search for the man in San Juan Bay late on Wednesday evening after reports a person had gone overboard on the Oasis of the Seas ship.
Local reports indicate the man, who has not been identified, jumped off the ship’s 10th floor.
Local authorities joined the US Coast Guard on a search for a person who went overboard from a cruise ship just off Puerto Rico’s north shore, in San Juan
An hour after the man jumped overboard divers found the body of a ‘white male’ who is yet to be identified
An hour later, divers found the body of a white male.
The ship was chartered for a week long cruise from Fort Lauderdale.
Passengers on board the ship said an announcement was made shortly after and a roll call taken in an attempt to establish who the man was.
Eye-witness reports indicated the man jumped from the 10th floor of the cruise liner