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Old 05-15-2016, 04:48 PM
 
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Yes, another one. A 33 year old, mother of 4 kids on a 4-day Carnival Cruise ship at 2 AM "accidentally "fell overboard from the Lido deck. Suspicious? I would say so. Suicide? Who knows? I just have a hard time believing this was accidental. Even if you are dead drunk, wouldn't you have a hard time crawling onto the railing unless you really wanted to? Her hubby is a horse trainer so this can't be financial woes. And leaving 4 kids ? There is more to this story....

Horse trainers can't have financial woes? Great. Round up all the homeless and make them horse trainers.
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Old 05-15-2016, 04:58 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Her husband was not on the cruise. Maybe a hit man. I am joking.
That would be a heck of an alibi for the husband!
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Old 05-15-2016, 05:00 PM
 
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How Many Cruise Ship Passengers Go Overboard Each Year?

Not all that uncommon. According to this link, 94 out of 200 such incidents since year 2000 have been on Carnival ships. I wonder what percentage of cruise ships are Carnival... Or if there is something about their ships.
Carnival is known as the Party cruise line. It has a high percentage of young cruisers as well as shorter duration cruises.

I would be willing to bet you could correlate the 200 incidents with a high percentage of drunken passengers.
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Old 05-15-2016, 05:20 PM
 
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Yes, another one. A 33 year old, mother of 4 kids on a 4-day Carnival Cruise ship at 2 AM "accidentally "fell overboard from the Lido deck. Suspicious? I would say so. Suicide? Who knows? I just have a hard time believing this was accidental. Even if you are dead drunk, wouldn't you have a hard time crawling onto the railing unless you really wanted to? Her hubby is a horse trainer so this can't be financial woes. And leaving 4 kids ? There is more to this story....
Why is it suspicious?

How does being a horse trainer make you immune from financial woes?

How does a person decide to leave 4 kids when they die in an accident? This isn't a runaway.

Why would anyone with even alcohol impaired motor skills have trouble climbing over the railing?
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Old 05-15-2016, 05:46 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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Occam's Razor. Sure, it's possible she was offed by her husband (or maybe terrorists, or the mafia, or the KGB, or....). But it is very likely that she was just drunk and/or foolish.
Rose did it...she got jelly when she saw her with Jack.

[hit her head on an iceberg]
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Old 05-15-2016, 05:52 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo
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Too much to drink and ended up in the drink.
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Old 05-15-2016, 06:15 PM
 
Location: Nebraska
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On the newer cruse ships I have been on, the guard rails on the side are tall enough that 90% of people would have to climb it and jump. I suspect suicide, but even if they have video there could still be a chance of murder.
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Old 05-15-2016, 06:19 PM
 
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Aren't these cruises offering unlimited alcohol? So people try to get their money's worth and get smashed. Then fall off the balcony. I wonder why we can't see the videos. The cruise line probably know they will be sued over this and they may lose. It's irresponsible to serve alcohol to people beyond a drink or two on one of these ships.

"Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. 18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, " Ephesians 5:15-18
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Old 05-15-2016, 06:26 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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4 kids ... that'll do it to you.
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Old 05-15-2016, 07:27 PM
 
Location: Lake Norman, NC
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Wow if that's true, no more Carnival for me. Was on the fence about them over all the other issues they have had already.

Interesting as I read the article

"Passengers are most likely to go overboard on the last night of their cruise, and many are found to be either drunk, climbing on the railings or jumping between balconies."
Jumping to conclusions? (No pun intended)

Here is a Man Overboard list of incidents. Carnival is on there a lot, but they do have the highest number of ships in their fleet.

Looks like all the major cruiselines are well-represented on this list:

Other Cruise Related Information - CruisePage.com's list of Man Overboard Incidents
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