On Saturday November 12
Diver Bill Williams was killed when Fox was on a reef dive in the Santa Rosa and
Sunday, the death of another diver in the waters of Cozumel. In the other
accident diver died Argentine Jose Struch, 65 years,
who lost his life on the reef "Santa Rita".
The accident occurred at
10:30 hours and the water body was rescued and taken to the Forensic Medical
Service facilities for necropsy and the causes of death.
When staff went instead
Attorney General, the coordinator of Common Law Public Prosecutor Victor Manuel
Sanchez de los Santos, agents of the State Judicial Police, experts in the field
of criminology and Forensic Medical Service ambulance.
In the first research one of the instructors of diving services
company, told authorities that Williams Bill Fox, 49
years, a native of New Jersey, United States, was accompanied
on the dive with guide Tim Probert.
According to Williams, the
guide began to make signs, noting that the diver was in a state of panic,
desperate and scared, so he proceeded to his aid by a slow ascent to the surface
to meet the standards in these cases but when they were near the surface the
Since Williams was raised
surface to the boat and realized they had no pulse and quickly requested the
presence of an ambulance. Nothing could be done, and who had died minutes before
the arrival of medical assistance.
The experts proceeded to
perform the removal of the body, and reportedly a possible cause for lack of
research results could be asphyxia by drowning, but that is determined to have
the results of the autopsy. The body was recognized by his wife Gail Fox
Those involved and
witnesses were taken to court facilities Event to testify and present his
version of events, while the vessel was held at the Caleta by the authorities.
Sunday again records the
death of another diver in the waters of Cozumel. In this accident it was the
diver Jóse Struch, 65 and nationality of Argentina, who lost his life while
snorkeling on the reef "Santa Rita".
When the scene came
elements of the Attorney General of Justice, Attorney General of Common Law and
Judicial Police, who investigate how the accident happened.
As reported by witnesses,
were diving on the reef "Santa Rita" in a scuba diving trip organized by a dive
operator services. At one point during the dive, a diver went out asking for
help to the staff area of the boat and they came from nearby. The divers were
informed that a diver was in the bottom of the sea without knowledge.
He quickly notify the
authorities and came to the area rescue personnel aboard the ambulance
hyperbaric chamber, who gave first aid to an injured diver to evacuate the
premises of a clinic, where all efforts to save his life were in vain, as no
vital signs recovered.
This is the second death
occurs in less than 48 hours in Cozumel on Saturday after the death of William
Bill Fox when he was diving on the reef Santa Rosa.
On October 17 the diver
Peter Van Berg, 64
yearsold native of
New York USA also died in a diving accident when he was making a dive sports in
the area of El Bajo, 4 miles from the Espiritu Santo
island. At the time of the event Peter Van Berg diver
performing a dive out in the company of 18 other divers. Read
dies in Mexico