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Man who died at sea is identified


Man who died at sea is identified

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POLICE HAVE RELEASED the name of the man who died in the water off Weston, St James this morning.

He is 64-year-old Leroy McWilliam Thompson, a resident of the area.

Police say initial investigations revealed that he was spearfishing when he was struck by a speedboat.

His body was recovered by personnel of the Barbados Coast Guard.

The incident occurred around 10:45 a.m. in an area known as Reed’s Bay. (PR/NB)