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Japanese tourist drowns in Guam

January 10, 2014

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Japanese tourist has drowned in Guam, the fourth water-related death there in the last week.

Pacific Daily News reports (http://is.gd/bMJce9) the 47-year-old man, who wasn’t identified, was pronounced dead Thursday after being pulled from the waters near Ypao Beach.

A windsurfer pulled the man who had been snorkeling out of the water near the Pacific Islands Club buoy line.

Ypao Beach lifeguard Michael Benito said he and other lifeguards attempted to save the man, who had a faint pulse when pulled from the water. He initiated rescue breathing to no avail.

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Information from: Pacific Daily News: http://www.guampdn.com

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