Winifred Rigley Carnival Triumph Passenger Cruise Ship Death Aboard – Photo Circa 1999

Winifred Rigley, 75 – Heart Failure, Carnival Triumph Passenger, September 6, 2009, Time of Death 10:50.

Time of Cruise Ship DeathCruise ship passenger Winifred Rigley was sailing aboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Triumph on Sunday, September 6, 2009 when she passed away.

Medical personnel aboard Carnival Triumph began administering medical attention to to Ms. Rigley due to cardiac arrest.

At 1050 hours Ms. Rigley was pronounced dead. The ship’s physicians ascertained that there was no signs of violence. The body was prepared, kept in the ship’s morgue overnight, and was released to New York Coroner’s Office upon arrival into port.

Death certificate stated metastatic colon cancer as the immediate cause of death.