Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Body Fished From Sea In Dennery

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The body of a male individual was fished out of the sea at Dennery Monday, emergency officials say.

Saint Lucia Service spokeswoman, Stacy Joseph, told St Lucia Times that the Dennery Fire Station received a call about 11.10 am in relation to the body.

Joseph disclosed that the deceased is a male who appears to be in his sixties.

She said the deceased was taken from the water with the assistance of fishermen from the village.

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According to Joseph, the body was found midway between the Dennery Fishing Port and the Islet.

On Thursday of last week the body of another male was recovered from the sea at Praslin.

Residents of the area said the deceased was the Castries male reported missing at sea after a boating mishap involving two men who put out to sea in a canoe.

It was reported that huge waves hit the boat in which the men were travelling, capsizing the vessel.

Both men are said to have started swimming to shore, but only one – a Vieux Fort resident made it.

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