Suspected drowning near Pigeon Point

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 49 year old, Anthony Octave of Massade, Gros-Islet.

According to reports, Anthony and a relative went on a diving expedition off the coast of Pigeon Pointe on Friday, May 13, 2016 about 9:00 a.m.  

During the expedition, it is alleged that Anthony encountered difficulty and submerged.  

His body was later discovered on an unnamed beach near to the Pigeon Island Causeway. He was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

A post mortem has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 17, 2016.