Death of Cruise Ship Singer Remains a Mystery
Jackie Kastrinelis/Facebook(MIAMI) — Authorities have ruled out foul play but are no closer to knowing what killed Jackie Kastrinelis, a cruise ship singer who was found dead in her cabin.
The body of the singer, 24, was discovered aboard the Regent Seven Seas Voyager after the ship docked in Australia Sunday morning.
The University of Hartford graduate’s cabin aboard the ship became a crime scene immediately after the discovery of her body. Investigators now appear to have ruled out foul play, and instead are reportedly focusing on a head injury she sustained during a rehearsal Saturday night, according to Cruise Law News.
After that injury, Kastrinelis was apparently treated with medication by a ship doctor before going to bed.
Her family is in Australia to meet her body, which is undergoing an autopsy and toxicology tests.
The cruise line expressed its condolences to Kastrinelis’ family.
“The Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ family is deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of Jackie,” the Miami-based luxury cruise line said in a statement. “Our hearts and prayers go out to her family and loved ones.”
Kastrinelis started working as a performer on cruise ships in 2011, a year after graduating from college.
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