US Coast Guard confirms identity of girl who jumped off of ship at Mad Decent Boat Party, remainder of cruise canceled
The US Coast Guard has identified the young woman who jumped off of Mad Decent Boat Party: Kaylyn Rose Sommer, 24, of South Carolina.
Yesterday evening, news broke that Kaylyn had intentionally leaped from the ship, though reasons as to why have yet to be confirmed. A statement released this morning from Mad Decent suggests that the 24-year-old committed suicide:
“Thursday, November 12 during the chartered cruise on Norwegian Pearl, a female guest was observed intentionally going overboard while the ship was sailing the Yucatan Channel. The ship’s crew immediately initiated rescue measures, including deploying three rescue boats and notifying the Coast Guard and other relevant authorities. The search for the guest is ongoing. Both the ship and charter company teams are providing support to the family and all impacted guests during this difficult time.”
Mad Decent Boat Party has officially been canceled and is en route back to Miami, though some performances will take place on the ship’s return.
Ship is turning around. No Cozumel. Will be docking back in MIA Sunday morning as scheduled. Some shows ran late last night indoors.
— Ze Sus ✏️ (@zethussuen) November 13, 2015