A Princess Cruises passenger died after falling overboard, and investigators are reportedly trying to figure out if she was murdered

Princess Cruises Sun Princess

  • A Princess Cruises passenger fell from the 11th deck of
    the Sun Princess cruise ship and died on Friday, the Taiwanese news
    agency CNA reported.

  • The Taiwan Coast Guard is reportedly trying to
    determine if foul play contributed to the passenger’s
    death.
  • The agency told
    CNN
    that the matter is still under investigation. CNN’s story
    was last updated on Thursday morning.

  • Princess Cruises did not immediately respond to Business
    Insider’s request for comment, and the Taiwan Coast Guard could not
    be reached for comment.

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A Princess Cruises passenger fell from the 11th deck of the Sun
Princess cruise ship and died on Friday, the Taiwanese news agency
CNA reported.

The Taiwan Coast Guard is reportedly trying to determine if foul
play contributed to the passenger’s death. The agency told
CNN
that the matter is still under investigation. CNN’s story
was last updated on Thursday morning.

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The passenger, a 41-year-old Taiwanese woman, was first
discovered missing Friday morning local time, according to CNA’s
report. Her body was reportedly found about an hour later, and she
was declared dead after being brought back on board.

Princess Cruises did not immediately respond to Business
Insider’s request for comment. The cruise line told CNN the woman
jumped from the ship.

The Taiwan Coast Guard could not be reached for comment.

The cruise began in Keelung, Taiwan, and traveled to Okinawa,
Japan, according to CNA.

Read CNA‘s full
story here and
CNN
‘s full story »

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A Princess Cruises passenger died after falling overboard, and investigators are reportedly trying to figure out if she was murdered