Tourist found dead on a cruise ship at Katakolon

A tourist was found dead on a cruise ship that called in Katakolon a couple of days ago. The passenger of the cruise ship Coral, with a flag from Malta, was German, 75 years old, and passed away on the cruise ship. The cause of death is yet unidentified, since the passenger was transported to the coronary officials for further examination.

The cruise ship had left the port of Genova at 10.30 am on Friday with direction towards Santorini, and the captain informed the officials at the port of Katakolon for the unfortunate event.

The passenger was at first admitted to the hospital of Pirgos where his death was officially called, and then to the hospital of Rio for the forensic examination.

The police of Katakolon is also investigating the issue, to find out the circumstances under which the death of the passenger occurred.