A teenage female died by suspected drowning Sunday near the Vieux Fort seaport, Marine Police officials have confirmed.
The deceased has been identified as Augustina Lionel, 18, of Pierrot, Vieux Fort.
According to reports, she was in a kayak that capsized.
Two other persons were said to have been with her at the time.
It was reported that Lionel attempted unsuccessfully to make it to the shore.
The incident occurred about 5.00 pm on Sunday, according to emergency officials.
An investigation is currently underway.