Police release name of teen who drowned at Silver Sands
POLICE HAVE RELEASED the name of the teenager who drowned at Silver Sands Beach yesterday.
He is 17-year-old Simeon Nathan Morris of Cherry Grove, St John.
Morris was attending a friend’s family reunion picnic. Police say he went into the water close to the shoreline around 3:47 p.m. with his brother and two friends.
The teenager was knocked over by a wave and didn’t resurface.
His body was later spotted and retrieved by a sea bather.
Police investigations are continuing. (PR/NB)