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Three killed as car plunges into the sea

Published:Monday | March 23, 2015 | 11:00 PM

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC):

Police said they are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death after three bodies, including two children, were found in a vehicle pulled from the waters at the Montague Ramp on the weekend.

Police said they were informed by residents of the area that the vehicle had gone into the water, and with the assistance of a wrecker, the vehicle was brought near to the shoreline where the bodies of an adult female and two small children were found.

"The officers performed CPR but were unsuccessful. EMS personnel pronounced the woman and the two small children dead at the scene," the police statement said.

It said an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death and that investigations are continuing.