Drowning at Sand Street

Police in the Northern Division are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the drowning of Barrington Hinds, 65 years, of Corbin’s Road, Ashton Hall, St Peter.

His unresponsive body was discovered about 6:08 a.m. Thursday at Sand Street, Speightstown, St Peter.

A beach goer saw the victim walk onto the beach and a while later noticed that the body was face down in the water with slippers floating next to it.

A family member identified the body.

Anyone who can provide any information that can assist with these investigations is asked to call the District ‘E’ Police Station at 419-1730, Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1800-TIPS (8477) or the nearest Police Station.

All information received will be treated as strictly confidential. (PR/SAT)


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