Massachusetts woman dies while snorkeling in Florida Keys


MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A 25-year-old woman has died while snorkeling in the Florida Keys, authorities said.

Katherine Boukharov was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital in Marathon, Florida, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

Witnesses reported seeing Boukharov face down and motionless in the water at Bahia Honda State Park .

They brought her to shore, began CPR and called 911.

Foul play was not believed to be a factor in her death, the sheriff’s office said.

Autopsy results were pending for the woman who was visiting from Melrose, Massachusetts.


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