19-month old baby girl plummets to her death from Royal Caribbean cruise ship after her grandfather loses grip

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8th July 2019 – (Puerto Rico) An American 19-month-old baby girl plummeted to her death from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship – ‘ Freedom of the Seas’ on Sunday afternoon. She was dropped accidentally by her grandfather from 11th deck of the ship while the boat was docked in San Juan.

She landed on the concrete port below and paramedics pronounced her dead. on Sunday afternoon. Other passengers heard the family members screamed after the baby died.

A spokesman for Royal Caribbean Cruises said: “We are assisting local authorities in San Juan, PR as they make inquiries after an incident aboard Freedom of the Seas earlier today. We do not have further information to share at this point.”

The spokesman later added: “We are deeply saddened by yesterday’s tragic incident, and our hearts go out to the family. We’ve made our Care Team available to assist the family with any resources they need.

“Out of respect for their privacy, we do not plan to comment further on the incident.”

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