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Young woman drowns at Puerto Morelos cenote

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — A woman of American nationality has reportedly drowned in a cenote located in the municipality of Puerto Morelos.

The 22-year-old woman drowned while ziplining at cenote Las Mojarras, located along the Ruta de Cenotes roadway. Firemen from Puerto Morelos were called to the scene around 2:30 p.m. Saturday along with divers to remove the body from the water.

When pulled to land, she was pronounced without vital signs.

Authorities from the Forensic Medical Service arrived to remove the body. Ministerial Police officers met with cenote owners and rescue services to detail their investigation. She has been identified as Brittany Spivey from Los Angeles.

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