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Fatality recorded in SKN after visitor falls at hotel

The VONNEWSLINE has been informed that an investigation into the circumstances that led to an overseas visitor’s untimely demise at a local hotel is currently ongoing.




On May 9th 2023 at around 8pm, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) received a call for assistance for Mr. 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 Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) responded to the scene and Mr. Welsh was transported to the Joseph N. France General Hospital for treatment via ambulance but succumbed to his injuries on his way to the hospital.




In a statement, the police expressed condolences to Mr. Welsh’s family and all those impacted by his sudden passing. Updates will be provided accordingly.