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Investigations continue into missing couple

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Added 15 August 2019

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Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith. (GP)

The Royal Barbados Police Force is still investigating American couple Magdalena Devil and Oscar Suarez who went missing on June 24 after renting a jet ski on the West Coast.

Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith, who was specially invited to a post-Cabinet media briefing today at Government Headquarters, Bay Street, St Michael, said they were working with the American Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) to collect evidence from the jet ski.

It was recovered off the coast of Guadeloupe on July 6, but there has been no trace of 32-year-old Suarez and 25-year-old Devil.

Griffith said they had taken samples from both the body and the engine of the jet ski and were awaiting results.

Suarez and Devil were staying at Discovery Bay Hotel in St James and rented the jet ski on June 24. A search was mounted when they failed to return.

Police, the Barbados Coast Guard and Regional Security System searched for the couple and the jet ski, and the American government provided aerial support.

When Prime Minister Mia Mottley returned to the island from London, England, on June 27, the search was extended for a further 72 hours.

After it was called off, the families of the missing pair said they would continue the search. They also offered a reward of $100 000. (SAT)

 

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