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Teenager drowns at Silver Sands


JOHN SEALY, [email protected]

Teenager drowns at Silver Sands

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POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 17 year-old young man whose body was pulled from the Silver Sands Beach at Christ Church this afternoon.

Public relations officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force acting Inspector Roland Cobbler confirmed the incident took place around 3:48 p.m.

He said reports were the teenager was attending a family reunion and when he went to have a final wash off, was knocked over by a wave.

He never resurfaced and after a search the body was pulled from the sea by a man who was in the water. The body was retrieved near the now closed Silver Sands Hotel. (JS)

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