Police investigate alleged drowning

Police investigate alleged drowning

Police on the island of Bimini are investigating an alleged drowning.

According to intelligence, shortly after noon on Thursday, police were alerted of the alleged drowning of a Bahamian man, who was a crew member on board a 45 ft. fishing vessel named “Dawn Celeste”.

Further investigation revealed that while diving in the waters of the Great Isaac, the victim was found lying at the bottom of the ocean unresponsive.

He was to taken to the Bimini Clinic and later pronounced dead. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

Investigations are ongoing.