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CrimeLoyola Marymount Student From Torrance Dies In Shark Attack In The Bahamas

17:45  27 june  2019
17:45  27 june  2019 Source:   losangeles.cbslocal.com

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TORRANCE (CBSLA) — An American tourist from Torrance has died in a shark attack in The Bahamas . Lindsey was a communication studies major at Loyola Marymount University. She was also a student researcher with the university’s Center for Urban Resilience.

According to the family's GoFundMe page, the victim is was 21-year-old Jordan Lindsey, of Torrance .

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TORRANCE (CBSLA) — An American tourist from Torrance has died in a shark attack in The Bahamas.

Bahamian officials say the woman was killed near Rose Island, an 11-mile stretch of uninhabited beach off the coast of Nassau.

According to the family’s GoFundMe page, the victim was 21-year-old Jordan Lindsey, of Torrance.

Police say the victim was attacked by sharks while snorkeling with her family near the island. Family members apparently saw the sharks and yelled, trying to warn her, but she didn’t hear them in time.

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American student , 21, is killed after being attacked by THREE sharks while snorkeling in the Bahamas as her parents helplessly screamed to warn Lindsey was a junior at Loyola Marymount University studying Environmental Communications. Lindsey's death was the first fatal shark attack

An American woman has died of injuries sustained in a shark attack in the Bahamas , the State The attack near Rose Island killed Lindsey, AP said, citing Royal Bahamas Police Force Deputy Lindsey participated in Loyola Marymount ’s entrepreneurship society and worked at its Center for Urban

Police say there were three sharks involved; they bit her in the arms, legs and buttocks and severed her right arm. Lindsey was taken to hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. She is expected to undergo an autopsy in Nassau.

Lindsey was a communication studies major at Loyola Marymount University. Friends described her as an animal lover and a climate change advocate.

Neighbors like Yvette Liao was shocked to hear about Lindsey’s death.

“My heart is pounding, I cannot believe it,” she said. “I don’t know — I don’t know how they’re gonna go through this.”

According to a statement from the university, Lindsey transferred to LMU from Santa Monica College and participated in LMU’s Entrepreneurship Society, the Tau Sigma National Honor Society and was a communications assistant for the LMU Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering. She was also a student researcher with the university’s Center for Urban Resilience.

The statement said the university was saddened by her death and will remember her with a plaque bearing her name at the on-campus student memorial, Ad Astra Per Aspera.

Lindsey’s family described her as a “gentle soul” in a statement published on the GoFundMe page, which seeks to raise money to transport Lindsey home from The Bahamas.

“She will be missed deeply,” it reads in part.

The Ministry of Tourism and Aviation of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas on Wednesday expressed its “deepest sympathies” in the wake of the tragedy.

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