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Suspected drowning at sea in Hanover

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2023 | 2:56 PM
A police cordon in Sandy Bay, Hanover as investigators probe the suspected drowning of a man. - Hopeton Bucknor photo.

The Sandy Bay police in Hanover are probing a case of suspected drowning which occurred in the community on Sunday morning.

The deceased has been identified so far only as 'Punna', a cabinetmaker of Montpelier in Sandy Bay.

It is reported that the now-deceased and other men from the community went fishing at sea on several small boats.

It is further reported that while at sea, his boat overturned and he got pulled under the water.

An alarm was raised and a search was launched.

Around 10:45 a.m., his body was found and removed from the water.

The scene was processed by the Sandy Bay police.

- Hopeton Bucknor

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