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Mar 7, 2003

Tourist dies on yacht

An American tourist visiting Placencia for a sailing holiday appears to have died of a heart attack. Police say that sixty-year-old Richard Fleming of New Jersey, went to sleep aboard a yacht moored just off the tip of the peninsula around ten pm on Tuesday, but when family members went to wake him up early Wednesday morning, he was dead. Fleming’s body was transported to the K.H.M.H. were it awaits a post mortem. Police do not suspect foul play.


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