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Police Probe Suspected Drowning In Vieux Fort

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Saint Lucia police are investigating a report of a suspected drowning at Coco Dan Beach in Vieux Fort on Thursday afternoon.

Officers received the report at about 2:20 pm, and the Marine Police retrieved the body of a man, said to be in his twenties, at about 4:00 pm.

According to information, he was a resident of Grace, Vieux Fort.

A social media video showed a vessel in the water and a crowd of onlookers while the search was underway.

There are no further details at present.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. We need to have life guards on all our major beaches around the island . Condolences to his family.

  2. So sad. Why don’t the authorities make swimming a part of the PE curriculum. I’ve never seen someone dying from not being able to play cricket or football. But I see many people dying annually from not being able to swim.

  3. just saying…you can be a good swimmer and still die…from many articles i have read here in the past as indicated by family members……………..?????

  4. juss saying in a structured setting you would learn very essential life saving techniques.
    How many good swimmers know what to do if you encounter a rip tide?
    Totally agree with you Just Saying

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