OAP drowns on sea swim in Caribbean

Irish Sunday Mirror - - NEWS -

A PEN­SIONER has drowned in the Caribbean.

Nigh­tra Pat­ter­son, 75, vis­ited Questelles Beach in St Vin­cent and the Gre­nadines with a rel­a­tive for a swim on Wed­nes­day.

A po­lice spokesman said: “While swim­ming, the de­ceased ap­par­ently de­vel­oped dif­fi­culty and her body was later dis­cov­ered float­ing in the wa­ter.

“She was even­tu­ally pulled out and pro­nounced dead a few mo­ments later.”

Nigh­tra lived in Cam­p­den Park on St Vin­cent with her hus­band, hav­ing moved there from Lon­don five years ago.

Sis­ter Si­mone St Cather­ine, 55, said she was from the Win­drush gen­er­a­tion.

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