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Police seek help identifying suspected drowning victim

April 6, 2024

Police in the Bridgetown Division are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of an adult male whose unresponsive body was discovered around 6:36 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 at Brownes Beach, Bay Street, St Michael. The man who they are seeking help identifying, was discovered in the area of the Old Pirate’s Cove.

On the mentioned date and time, an unknown male pulled the body of “Jon Doe” from the water and a female beachgoer administered CPR. Personnel from the Ambulance Service were summoned to the area and they transported the victim to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead by a Medical Doctor.

He is about five feet, eleven inches (5” 11”) tall, medium built, around 220 pounds and of dark complexion. He was dressed in plaid-coloured beach pants, lime green underwear, bareback, and barefooted.

Anyone who can provide any information that can assist with these investigations is asked to call the Hastings/Worthing Police Station at 430-7612, Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1800-TIPS (8477) or the nearest Police Station.

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