A passenger aboard the Royal Caribbean vessel "Oasis of the Seas" apparently jumped to his death Wednesday night in Puerto Rico, officials said. Royal Caribbean Cruises identified the victim as a 46-year-old man from Naples, Florida. Reports from the scene said the Coast Guard confirmed "a clean jump" from 177 feet up. Reports said rescue boats and helicopters immediately responded. In a separate case, a grandfather is accused of dropping his granddaughter through an open window aboard another Royal Carib

Man dies after 177-foot fall from cruise ship in Puerto Rico

A passenger aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise liner apparently jumped to his death from the 10th-story deck while the ship was docked Wednesday night in San Juan, Puerto Rico, according to reports. 

Royal Caribbean Cruises identified the victim as a 46-year-old man from Naples, Florida, but have not given his name. 

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After reviewing security video, a representative for the company said the man "intentionally" jumped overboard from the vessel named "Oasis of the Seas," according to several news reports. 

Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas is shown in September 2019.
Photo: Handout/Tribune News Service

Dive teams with the Puerto Rico Police and the San Juan Municipal Police recovered the man's remains later the same night around midnight, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. 

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»The incident was first reported at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday. 

Reports said rescue boats and helicopters immediately responded. 

CBS News reporter David Begnaud provided updates from the scene throughout the night and said the Coast Guard confirmed "a clean jump" from 177 feet up. 

After becoming aware of the incident, the ship's crew told passengers to assemble for a headcount in an effort to identify the missing traveler, according to witnesses. 

In a separate case, a grandfather is accused of dropping his 18-month-old granddaughter through an open window of another Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico in July 2019. 

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Chloe Wiegand died after she fell from the 11th floor of the Freedom of the Seas. Salvatore Anello, 51, has been charged with negligent homicide in the case. 

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The girl's parents have filed a lawsuit accusing Royal Caribbean Cruises of negligence. 

The cruise liner denies the claim and is seeking the lawsuit's dismissal.

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