Suicide on Boston Red Sox Owner’s Yacht

June 4, 2013 Updated: June 4, 2013

Police are currently investigating what appears to have been a suicide on Boston Red Sox owner John Henry’s yacht, “Iroquois,” it was reported.

The apparent suicide took place Monday afternoon, reported CBS Boston. Medics, authorities, and even Police Commissioner Ed Davis and Superintendent William Evans were on the scene soon after.

The man, whose name was not released but was a member of the “Iroquois”crew , was discovered suffering cardiac arrest. Boston police spokeswoman Cheryl Fiandaca said officers later determined it was “an apparent suicide.”

“Mr. Henry and the members of the Boston Red Sox are saddened by the news and send deepest condolences to his family,” the team’s statement said.

Henry, the team’s principal owner, has owned the Red Sox with two major partners since 2002 and is a former owner of the Florida Marlins. He is chairman of John W. Henry & Co. Inc., a hedge fund he founded in 1981.

The team has won two World Series during his tenure, the first in 2004 after an 84-year title drought.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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