Suspected Suicide Aboard MSC Cruise Ship
Teenager Falls Overboard in Suspected Suicide While on Family Cruise
On December 22 around 7:30pm local time an “man overboard on the port side” PA system announcement was made from the Captain aboard an MSC cruise ship which caused a frenzy in which passengers ran to the side to take a look.
Passengers were instructed to retreat to their rooms while the investigation was conducted to find that a 15 year old boy was to have, “jumped from a balcony” to which he fell onto a lower deck and died.
The cruise was returning back to Miami, Florida after conducting its scheduled 5-day cruise to the Caribbean and the Bahamas.
“All of us at MSC Cruises are heartbroken. The family remains in our thoughts and prayers. Out of respect for the family’s privacy, we will not be discussing any additional details,” stated a spokesperson for the cruise line.