Drowning on Anse la Raye Beach
On Wednesday March 23, 2016 a post mortem examination was conducted on the body of 17-year-old Joshua Hinds of Morne Fortune, Castries.
The post mortem examination indicated asphyxia secondary to drowning.
According to reports, on Sunday March 20, 2016 about 4:20 p.m. Hinds was swimming in the sea off the coast of Ti Kaye in Anse la Raye when he suddenly submerged.
His body was discovered floating a few minutes later. Efforts to resuscitate him proved futile.
He was transported to the Victoria Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.
Investigations are continuing into this matter.