British team member passes away after being ‘electrocuted’ on high-end private yacht|World News

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    The boat was docked at English Harbour (Picture: Getty Images/ iStockphoto)

    A British male has actually passed away after being electrocuted while repairing a power failure on a private yacht in the Caribbean island of Antigua.

    The enjoyment private yacht Baton Rouge was docked at the southern town of English Harbour last Friday when it suffered a power failure in the engine space.

    Roy Temme, 47, the primary engineer, went to repair the only to be discovered unresponsive by a team member at around 8.30 am last Friday.

    He was dropped over inside the engine compartment, with teams taking him outside to the primary desk as the Antigua and Barbuda Search and Rescue group raced to the scene.

    Temme was noticable dead at a regional health center, according to the Antigua Observer.

    Preliminary examinations recommend Temme, a father-of-two from Southampton, passed away of electrocution.

    Friend Oliver Boghurst has actually released a crowdfunder on the money-pooling site Collctiv.

    ‘Your donation will help to provide Natasha with some peace of mind at this time, allowing her to focus on the children’ s well-being, instead of fretting about how she is going to foot the bill over the next couple of months,’ he stated.

    The Baton Rogue, a UK-flagged high-end motor superyacht integrated in 2010, has actually been moored because January.

    A FCDO representative informedMetro co.uk: ‘I can confirm that we are supporting the family of a British National who has died in Antigua.’

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