Pennsylvania woman, 58, killed in bull shark attack while snorkeling with her husband and kids at popular snorkeling spot in the Bahamas

A 58-year-old wife and mother was killed by a bull shark while snorkelling in the Bahamas with her husband and children. 

The family was on a day trip from the cruise ship Harmony of the Seas, which had moored on the island. 

The woman, whose identity is unknown, sustained damage to her "upper extremities."

The attack happened near the spot where three sharks killed a 21-year-old college student in Southern California in 2019.

It's the second shark attack in a month in the Bahamas; in August, an 8-year-old visitor was attacked by a group of nurse sharks but survived. 

According to police, a shark attacked and killed a cruise ship guest who was snorkelling in the waters around the Bahamas on Tuesday.

The incident involved a 58-year-old Pennsylvanian mother and her wife. Her identity is unknown to the public.  

The attack occurred while she was with her husband, daughter, and son, according to Eyewitness News in the Bahamas.  

Chief Superintendent Chrislyn Skippings, a police spokeswoman, told The Associated Press that it happened at a popular place to snorkel near Green Cay in the northern Bahamas.

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