In fact, while Nassau has a relatively high murder overall murder rate — 30 per , people the US homicide rate is around five per , people — it is comparable to or better than a few US cities, including Miami and Baltimore, the home ports of numerous Caribbean-bound cruises, according to Yahoo Travel.
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When the cruise ship arrived at port in Aruba, the captain made an announcement that the crime scene investigators were coming on board and no one would be allowed to get off until they cleared the ship. Is a cruise ship a perfect place to commit a crime? Have a comment? Please leave a comment below or join the discussion on our Facebook page.
There are an estimated passenger deaths a year onboard cruise ships, according to The Telegraph. Most cruise ship deaths are a result of age-related illnesses - the average age of a British cruise passenger was 56 in both and , according to industry figures.
Last month, a passenger who died on board the SuperStar Aquarius, operated by Hong Kong-based Star Cruises , was stored in a freezer for the remainder of the cruise. Cruise: The two holidaymakers - one years-old and the other years-old died of natural causes Image: Getty Images. Cruise: Royal Caribbean have extended their condolences to the families of the two passengers Image: Royal Caribbean.