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Police: Teen reported dead in St James drowning incident is in hospital

Published:Monday | May 30, 2016 | 12:10 PM

The police have released the identities of the two St James teens who are suspected to have drowned in Spring Garden in the parish yesterday.

They have been identified as 15-year-old Alex Lindo of Bogue Village in the parish and 18-year-old Oshane Lowe of Ramble Hill, also in St James.

It was previously reported that a third teen also died, but the police say that individual is in hospital.

The Freeport Police say about 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon the teens were among a group of five persons who reportedly went swimming.

The police say one of them reportedly got into difficulties and his friends tried to assist him.

They say they were told that two of the teens drowned while a third was taken to hospital for treatment.