24 year old Zhao You Tong, a Chinese tourist found herself in trouble when she was diving in an area called ‘Harmonie’ in Black River on Friday 7th of October. She was with her husband and other tourists.
The young woman was pulled from the water by a skipper and her husband provided first aid. She was taken to the hospital Dr. Yves Cantin in Black River where her death was confirmed. An autopsy will be performed on Monday.
Her relatives are expected to be in Mauritius. Zhao You Tong arrived in Mauritius on Thursday and had to leave on Tuesday 11th of October.
An investigation has been opened to determine the exact circumstances of the tragedy.