Suspected Drowning at Roseau

Police are investigating reports of a suspected drowning at Roseau.

One eyewitness said they watched the divers look for the body until it was brought up.

According to the eyewitness, the drowning victim was a young male.

Editor’s update: Relatives have identified the victim as 18 year old Nigel Emmanuel.

“He drowned at the end of the river to the sea. He was trying to cross. He said he was tired and he sank. They got him after an hour”, the eyewitness explained.

The incident occurred about 4:30 p.m. today

Editor’s update: Emmanuel was reportedly from Bois Den, Jacmel and was a past student of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and Sir Ira Simmons Secondary School.

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