Sun | Oct 2, 2022

Woman drowns in Portland

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:08 PMGareth Davis Snr

The body of an unidentified female was fished from the sea near Foreshore Road in Port Antonio this morning by a team from the Portland Municipal Corporation.

The woman, who was wearing black underwear and brassier, was pronounced dead at hospital.

Several eyewitnesses claim that the woman, who is of a brown complexion and is believed to be in her mid-thirties, was wearing a pair of jean pants and white blouse just before she entered the murky water shortly after 10:00 a.m.

It is further reported that she went to the back of a bathroom where she stripped down to her undergarments before going for a swim.

While in the water she reportedly encountered a struggle and became submerged.

An alarm was raised and personnel from the municipal corporation's enforcement team responded and removed the body from the sea.

The Portland Police are investigating.

We want to hear from you! Send us a message on WhatsApp at 1 (876) 449-0169, email us at or