Friday, September 24, 2021

One Man Dead, Another Missing in Boating Ordeal

Police are investigating the latest boating incident where one man is dead and another remains missing.

According to reports, a boating accident occurred shortly after 3:00 pm today in the area of Love Estates.

Officers responded to calls and soon retrieved the body of a man found washed ashore in the area.

Medics examined the body and found no signs of life.

What is known at this time

  • Three men were fishing in waters off western New Providence.
  • At some point, the boat’s engine failed and the vessel took on water.
  • The men tried to swim ashore. Only one of the boaters made it safely to shore.
  • One boater was not accounted for and one is dead.
  • With the assistance of the third boater, police are investigating further.
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