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Police: Texas Tourist Dies In Cayman Islands After Dive

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Authorities say an American tourist has died while scuba diving in waters off the Cayman Islands.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service on Sunday identified the dead man as 70-year-old Stephen Edward Van Buren.

Van Buren was a resident of Conroe, Texas.

Police say Van Buren was scuba diving with others when he experienced difficulty in the water. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

He was diving off Grand Cayman, the main island in the British Caribbean chain with diving sites that often are ranked among the world's best dive locations.

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