Costa Magica Crew Member Found Hanged in Cabin Room - Suicide Suspected

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  • A cruise ship crew member was found dead today.
  • He had apparently hanged himself in his cabin room.
  • His cabin mate attempted to resuscitate the victim, but was unable to revive him.

A cruise ship crew member was found dead in his cabin room today, prompting an investigation by police in Antigua, the ship’s port of call when the body was discovered.

Police indicated that they believe the man’s death to have been the result of suicide, as he was found hanging in his cabin room aboard the Costa Magica earlier today. The Indian man’s identity has not been released, and he has only been referred to as a 27 year-old dishwasher in published reports.

According to the Antigua Observer, the man was found before 2 p.m. His cabin mate reportedly attempted to revive the him, but it was too late. The ship’s onboard doctor responded to the scene and pronounced the man dead.