Antiguan police probe drowning of Canadian visitor

April 10, 2023  -The Police in the Antiguan town of Willikies are continuing to probe the apparent drowning of a 68-year-old Canadian national early Saturday.

The police report that the man’s body was fished from the water by members of the Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force Coast Guard and taken to the Coast Guard Base.

A medical doctor arrived on the scene and pronounced the body dead at approximately 8:42 am (local time).

The deceased reportedly arrived on the island on April 3 with other family members and was staying at the Pineapple Beach Hotel.

He was scheduled to leave on April 10.


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