Woman drowns at Naminoue Beach

A man passing by noticed a woman floating on the ocean off Naminoue Beach in Naha, Tuesday morning

The passerby immediately called for help from his cell phone and a rescue team arrived at the scene within minutes and took the woman, who was in a cardiopulmonary arrest to a hospital, where she was confirmed dead about one hour later.

Naha Police are investigating the accident and trying to identify the victim. According to investigators, the woman looks to have been about 55~65-year-old and about 158 cm tall. She wore black pants and a pink rash guard top.