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SunSwept Resorts Team Members Conduct Extensive Searches To Find Omar Defreitas

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SunSwept Resorts team members have searched extensively for the missing Omar Defreitas, last seen on Friday, January 6.

The company oversees the BodyHoliday, where Defreitas has been working for over two decades.

“It’s sad, shocking, bizarre to say the least,” SunSwept Resorts Corporate Director of Human Resources, Genevieve Dixon, asserted regarding his disappearance.

Dixon recalled that team members went to his home to retrace his steps once the company heard that he was missing.

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“The first few days, we did our own independent search parties,” she said.

“We used our vessels to go as far down as Dennery with our team members,” the company official noted.

“We have two wellness resorts. Our team members used bikes. We searched from Pigeon Island to Cas en Bas and we’ve been working very, very closely in collaboration with the local authorities and that has been paramount for us because we don’t want to do anything, as we support and love Omar, to compromise anything,” Dixon explained.

The SunSwept Resorts official said the authorities had visited and spoken with the company.

She said the company is working with them to provide the information and support they need.

“Omar has been working with us for twenty-three years and that’s dedication. That’s love, that’s trust – and that’s the same thing we are doing for him and his family,” Dixon declared regarding the missing Watersports Leader.

She also disclosed that team members are taking the opportunity to pray for knowledge, wisdom, hope, and strength for Omar’s mother, son, and everyone who loves the missing employee.

“So the steps that we are taking, though not public, they’re strong and we are taking the actions we feel are necessary to make sure we are supporting him, his family and this investigation that’s going on,” Dixon told reporters.

“So not because we didn’t call on the news, that doesn’t mean that we haven’t done anything. Again, you don’t work with someone for over two decades and not do anything,” Dixon explained.

And she said SunSwept Resorts would continue doing as much as possible.

“Even if that means getting on our knees and praying in addition to the things that we are doing physically, because he is a wonderful person, a great leader, well-respected and well-regarded,” Dixon said.

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  1. I don’t know this gentleman nor his family but his disappearance has really disturbed me. I felt a deep pain for his mom when I watched her being interviewed on Dbs. How can someone vanish without a trace like this? Somebody or some people must know something regarding his disappearance. The truth will soon come to light as God sees the pain of his family. I pray that God provides his family with the strength to carry on.

  2. Maybe the hotel should put up a reward for his whereabouts…In these hard times I’m sure someone would come out of their hole to maybe help in this disappearance when money is mentioned.

  3. Shouldn’t you be a decent human being and do the right thing by saying something if you know something? Why would a reward motivate you under these circumstances and not your conscience? It’s not like a lost pet. Smh

  4. I wish the police can use some of their amenities available such as the tens of millions and gates intelligence to investigate the closest time he left the party and used that as a guide to track it on those street cameras. It will give a clue and they can work from there. Doing this wild guessing thing can only support to his demise if just he had a mechanical problem or health reason just kicked in. Time is of the essence.

  5. Sad situation- I agree with Staff….sometimes money can get criminals and even accomplices ” sootoowez” to talk, or give the slightest clue. Someone out there KNOWS something!!!! This is a terrible ordeal for loved ones, friends and family.


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