FBI Investigating Suspicious Death On Cruise Ship That Set Sail From Baltimore

cruise
Meghan McCorkell

Reporting Meghan McCorkell

Filed under
Local, News, Syndicated Local
Related tags
Cruise ship, Death, FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Port Of Baltimore, Suspicious death
Popular Entertainment Photo Galleries

Guinness World RecordsGuinness World Records

Best Celebrity Baby BumpsBest Celebrity Baby Bumps

The Biggest Nerds In Pop CultureThe Biggest Nerds In Pop Culture

Celeb Hotties With Great LipsCeleb Hotties With Great Lips

Stars With Tax ProblemsStars With Tax Problems

» More Photo Galleries

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Mysterious death on the high seas. A female cruise ship passenger was found dead inside her cabin. That ship has now returned to Baltimore.

Meghan McCorkell has the latest on the investigation.

Officials say that woman’s husband found her dead inside their cabin. Now the FBI is involved in the investigation.

There’s a padlock on the door of cabin number 7110 on Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas. Inside, a husband told investigators he found his 62-year-old wife dead.

WJZ has learned FBI agents boarded the ship Monday morning. Officials are calling the death suspicious and say it is an active investigation.

“Generally, a suspicious death is in order when there is an unexpected death or not easily explained circumstances, like no obvious signs of trauma,” said security expert Rob Weinhold.

Weinhold says the key to the case could be inside that cabin.

“At the end of the day, the crime scene needs to be preserved so that physical evidence as well as witness testimony can be used to determine exactly what happened,” he said.

The seven day cruise traveled from Baltimore to Port Canaveral, Florida, and onto Nassau in the Bahamas, then Cococay before turning around.

The Enchantment of the Seas arrived back in Baltimore Monday morning. That’s when the investigation began.

Maritime attorney Jim Walker, who runs the blog “Cruise Law News,” started hearing of the death Sunday night.

“You could call it gossip or just scuttlebutt that there was either a murder or a death on the seventh floor,” Walker said.

Passengers posted messages on his blog saying they saw the FBI board the ship and the room blocked off by a guard.

“One of the people on the ship said they were detaining everyone on the seventh floor,” said Walker.

Now, investigators will determine if foul play was involved.

In a statement, Royal Caribbean says they immediately notified the FBI and local law enforcement of the death. They are now assisting the family of the woman who died.

Investigators will not disclose where the woman who died is from.

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Capitalbay. Capitalbay accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
What's next
By CapitalBay Online 03/25/2013 17:22:00

ENTERTAINMENT

Keeping Up With the Kardashians is easy at Yeezy launch of Kanye West's album and fashion line

They are known for their unnecessary dramas on Keeping Up With the Kardashians but the Klan came together for Kanye West's album and fashion

Katie Price shares beautiful family portrait with all five children and husband Kieran Hayler

Katie Price has shared a beautiful picture of her whole family – including her five children Harvey, Junior, Princess, Jett and Bunny. The former glamour model

Gwen Stefani reveals flawless complexion in stunning new album artwork, before dropping new single

Gwen Stefani has revealed the artwork for her long-awaited album - and she looks incredible. The star finally teased her album This Is What the Truth

Smokin' hot, model pretty, fit and alluring: Film producer lifts the lid on the sexist terms used for female characters in Hollywood film scripts 

Ross Putnam has revealed the intros of female characters in film scripts  He wanted to show how women are treated as objects rather than people Producer started

Watch Lamar Odom WALKING as he reveals miraculous recovery at first public appearance

Lamar Odom revealed the full extent of his miraculous recovery as he was seen walking around last night. The former NBA star, made his first public

Barry Manilow in LA hospital after Memphis concert due to oral surgery complications

Manilow, 72, had emergency oral surgery in Los Angeles on Monday  He performed in Memphis on Wednesday but had to be rushed back Tour stops in Kentucky

Miracle baby gets huge surprise as paramedics who saved her life turn up at 18th birthday party

A teenager got a huge surprise when the two paramedics who saved her life the night she was born turned up at her 18th birthday

Recent Comments