Chris Carter, 39 – Suicidal Behavior, Carnival Magic Passenger, July 2, 2013, Time of Death is unknown.
Chris Carter, 39, from Houston, Texas was a passenger board Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Magic on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, when he died from injuries he sustained in a fall aboard the cruise ship.
According to witnesses, Chris Carter, was reportedly sitting on the railing of his cruise ship cabin balcony, when he fell backwards, struck another railing below, landing three decks below. Chris Carter struck his head suffering a fatal head trauma. He was pronounced dead by shipboard medical personnel.
The Galveston County, Texas Medical Examiner’s Office said that Chris Carter of Houston died from blunt force injuries as a result of the accidental fall on the cruise ship.
At the time of the accident, Carnival Magic was on a seven-day Caribbean cruise in the Gulf of Mexico sailing to its first port of call at Mahogany Bay, Isla Roatan.The ship had departed from Galveston, Texas on Sunday, June 30, 2013.