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Search continues for Havendale man suspected to have drowned

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2015 | 12:00 AM

A 23-year-old man of Havendale, St Andrew is suspected to have drowned while swimming in a river in Claverty Cottage, Portland yesterday.

The Buff Bay police, with assistance from the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard, are still searching for the body of the man identified as Mickail Betancourt. 

Reports are that about 4:30 p.m. Betancourt was among a group of persons swimming at the river when he allegedly got into difficulties and submerged. The police were contacted and the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard called in for reinforcement.

Investigations continue.