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Police probing suspected double drowning

Police are probing the suspected drowning of a mother and son at Welches beach in Christ Church Sunday evening.

Lawmen say the deceased have been identified as 27 year old Nioca Howard and her five-years-old son Nico Roach, both of Emerald Park West, Six Roads, St Philip.

Reports are that some beach-goers saw the bodies of the woman and child in a shallow area of the Christ Church beach around quarter past four in the afternoon and pulled them to the shore before trying to resuscitate them.

The police and medical personnel were reportedly summoned however the two were pronounced dead at the scene.

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