Female crew commits suicide on Harmony of the Seas

(Cruisemapper) – Police are probing the discovery of the body of a young woman who was working as a crew member aboard an RCI-Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked at Port Bridgetown Barbados.

An assistant waiter aboard Harmony of the Seas, Maria Jocson was found Tuesday afternoon, June 9, hanging by a bedsheet from the balcony of her cabin, police revealed.

Acting Police Public Relations Officer Inspector Rodney Inniss said that he was not in a position to report on the woman’s nationality, but added she was 28 years old.

Investigations are continuing.

Harmony OTS is currently docked in Port Bridgetown and carrying ~2000 crew waiting for charter-flight repatriation.

Many crew remained on cruise ships during the period of service suspension due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, now approaching 3 months. 9 crew members ended their lives awaiting repatriation back home.

For other Harmony of the Seas accidents and incidents see at the ship’s CruiseMinus page.

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