*** BREAKING NEWS***: French Saint Martin Man Jumps From Cruise Vessel at Sea

Croisieres de France Horizon Cruiseship

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Around 12 noon on April 13th the police department received a call from the security office at the A.C. Wathey Cruise Facilities that they had received a message from the cruise vessel “Croisieres de France Horizon Cruiseship” informing them that a passenger on board of the cruise ship had jumped from the ship in open waters between the Dominican Republic and Sint Maarten.

The male victim is a resident from the French Side of the island. What the circumstances are that lead to this incident will be investigated when the ship arrives in the port of Sint Maarten.