A confused passenger who was apparently aboard The Royal Princess wrote a cryptic mail on Tuesday on Cruise Community website…
A confused passenger who was apparently aboard The Royal Princess wrote a cryptic mail on Tuesday on Cruise Community website Cruise Critic.com.
The 19-tire ship had departed November 9 from Port Everglades on a seven-day South Caribbean cruise and is set to return to Fort Lauderdale on Saturday.
“Last night something seriously happened to Royal Princess,” read the post. “At 4:30 there was a shipboard security message that was sent directly into the cabins. Security staff were told to collect tires 7. Another announcement was made shortly after it was only sent in halls and common spaces.”
The cruiser continues to report that as 3,600 passenger ships docked in Aruba, the captain announced that there had been “a serious incident and no one could leave when the local authorities boarded.”
The passenger was obviously confused about what had happened, but more details are about the “serious event”.
Santa Clarita, California-based cruise line confirmed the death of a 52-year-old American passenger in a statement. According to the Associated Press, the FBI and Aruban authorities are currently investigating.
Aruba news website Diario reports that the woman killed from a top deck to a lifeboat after struggling with a “muscular” man who was choke her before the fall.
“We are deeply saddened by this incident and offer our sincere condolences to the family and the victims,” continued the crossroads. “An official cause of death has not been announced.”