On Sunday, November 19, 2023, about 5:55 a.m., Officers attached to the Police Marine Unit and the Gros-Islet Police Station launched an investigation into the suspected drowning of a male individual.
This incident occurred during a fishing expedition on a beach at Cap Estate, Gros Islet.
The suspected victim is identified as Mark Leonce, a forty-one (41)-year-old resident of Fond Assau, Babonneau, Castries.
The search for the body of Mark Leonce is still ongoing by the Police Marine Unit.
The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force is also investigating another case of a suspected drowning.
On Monday, November 20, 2023 about 11:10 a.m., Officers of the Laborie Police Station launched an investigation into a suspected drowning at the Laborie Bay.
The lifeless body of a male individual was discovered by a fisherman floating in the Laborie Bay. The body was later recovered by the Police Marine Unit.
The victim has not been identified and is presently listed as a John Doe.
The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force urges the general public to contact the Laborie Police Station at 456-3645, the Gros-Islet Police Station at 456-3830 and or the Crime Hotline at 555, to provide any information that can assist with these ongoing investigations.
SOURCE: Royal Saint Lucia Police Force