California woman, 21, killed in Bahamas shark attack while snorkeling with family

A 21-year-old woman from Torrance was killed in a shark attack in the Bahamas, according to officials in that country.

Jordan Lindsay, 21, of Torrance, died after being attacked by sharks while snorkeling with her family, according to Paul Rolle, deputy commissioner for the Royal Bahamas Police Force.

There were three sharks involved in the attack, and they bit her in the arms, legs and buttocks, and severed her right arm, officials said.

Family members, including her parents, were with her during the snorkeling expedition near Rose Island around 2 p.m. Family members saw the sharks and yelled a warning to her but she didn't hear them in time.

She was brought to a local hospital and pronounced dead there. She is expected to undergo an autopsy in Nassau.

"The Ministry of Tourism, on behalf of the Government and the people of The Bahamas expresses its condolences and deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones of the victim of Wednesday's shark attack off Rose Island, near New Providence," officials with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation said.

ABC News contributed to this report.
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