Girl, eight, falls to death from Carnival cruise balcony

Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017

carnival-cruiseAn eight-year-old girl had died on Saturday after falling from the interior atrium to a lower deck of a cruise ship of Carnival Cruise Line as confirmed by the Miami-Dade Police Department.


Carnival Glory cruise vessel of the Carnival Cruises had just finished its voyage and docked at Port Miami when the child fell around 8.15 a.m., as stated by the police. Emergency personnel then transported the child to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where she breathed her last, the police asserted.


Investigators with the police department homicide department have been working with Carnival Cruise Lines to discover the details of the incident.


At a press conference Ignatius Carroll who is a spokesman of the Miami Fire-Rescue, stated that the child might have fallen 20 feet from a landing that caused death. But the child’s name is yet to be released.


Jennifer De La Cruz who is the vice president of corporate communications with Carnival stated that Carnival would like to express its heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased at this stressful period, as per a police press release.


The cruise ship was the turned over to Carnival to resume its normal operations, according to the police.


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