Teenager reported missing

A teenager, identified as Darren James, has been reported missing.

Superintendent John Preville of the Marine Police told the Times that the department received a report at about 2:10 pm on Thursday, June 30, 2016 that James was missing.

superinendent-john-previllePreville said according to the report, James was swimming towards Rat Islet when he went under the water and disappeared.

He disclosed that a Marine Police vessel was dispatched to look for the Yorke Hill resident.

The Marine Police Commander observed that when the vessel arrived on the scene, teams from Sandals resorts and local fishermen were also there assisting in the search.

Preville revealed that the Marine Police vessel left at about 7 pm last night.

He said a two hour dive search was conducted this morning but failed to find the missing teenager.

Preville indicated that the search would continue.


  1. Nisa
    July 1, 2016 at 8:01 pm

    Oh God please, let your holy spirit lead all those who are searching for him to locate him, in Jesus name Amen.
    My heart goes out to his family and friends

  2. HUGS
    July 1, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    God be with the parents and family.

  3. Anonymous
    July 2, 2016 at 2:25 am

    Sigh prayers go out to his family

  4. Jano Jan Jan
    July 2, 2016 at 6:32 am

    He drown…today they will be looking to see if the body surfaces because the did not find him on the said day.