Visitor dies after falling at hotel on St. Kitts


(WINN FM) — Reports reaching our news desk suggested that a male hotel guest on St. Kitts died due to a fall.

The police have shared that the incident involving the overseas visitor occurred around 8 p.m. on May 9, 2023.

The statement from law enforcement reads, “Emergency services (EMS) received a call for assistance for Gary Welsh, an elderly Caucasian man who had fallen to the hotel’s ground floor. Mr. Welsh, who arrived earlier that day on vacation with his family, lost his balance while at a bar on the hotel’s fifth floor.

Both EMS and the RSCNPF responded to the scene, and Mr. Welsh was promptly transported to the Joseph N. France General Hospital for treatment via ambulance.”

Welsh succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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