Authorities: Toddler slips from grandfather's hands, falls to death from cruise ship in Puerto Rico

Authorities say a toddler apparently slipped from her grandfather's hands and fell to her death from a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico.

News 12 Staff

Jul 8, 2019, 3:18 PM

Updated 1,782 days ago

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Authorities: Toddler slips from grandfather's hands, falls to death from cruise ship in Puerto Rico
Authorities say a toddler apparently slipped from her grandfather's hands and fell to her death from a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico.
According to police, the grandfather of the 1-year-old girl from Indiana told officers he lost his grip while holding her outside a window on the 11th story of the Freedom of the Seas.
He was identified as Salvatorre Anello.
The incident occurred Sunday afternoon at the Panamerican dock in the capital of San Juan.
Royal Caribbean Cruises called it a tragic incident and said they were helping the family.
They declined additional comment.
No further details were released.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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