President of Windjammer Barefoot Cruises Found Dead

By: AP edited by Harrison Hove Email
By: AP edited by Harrison Hove Email

MIAMI (AP) _ Police say the president of Windjammer Barefoot Cruises was found dead in a hotel room.

Police say 49 year old Daniel Richard Burke was found dead inside a room at the Biscayne Inn on March 27.

Police say Burke was taken to a hospital after a Barbara Silvetti awoke to find him not breathing.

Police report say Silvetti told detectives she spent a night of drinking and using drugs with Burke.

The Miami Beach based cruise line was founded in 1947 by Burke's father and operates tall masted sailboats on various itineraries in the Caribbean.

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