POINTE BLANCHE:--- On Wednesday July 17th, 2013 at approximately 10:00am, the Central Police Dispatch sent a police patrol, Detectives, and personnel from the Forensic Department to investigate a case of suicide which occurred in one of the cabins on board of the Carnival Dream Cruise Ship, docked at the A.C. Wathey Cruise Facilities. On board, Detectives spoke to the ship's authorities and the ship's doctor. The captain of the ship stated that shortly after leaving the port of Saint Thomas on Tuesday July 16th with destination Sint Maarten he received a report of the incident. The incident had taken place in one of the cabins on deck #2 of the ship and the victim was a female U.S. citizen by the name of Christina Michelle Mullin (40). The victim was accompanied on the cruise by other family members. However, during the absence of her family members from the cabin, she took her own life by hanging herself. Dr. Mercuur confirmed the death of the victim as "death by hanging". The reason why the victim took her own life is still unclear. However, that investigation will be done by U.S. authorities once the ships docks at the nearest U.S. port.
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