Police investigate alleged drowning

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police on the island of New Providence are investigating an alleged drowning, which occurred last Thursday, June 27, 2019.

According to police reports, shortly before 5:00p.m. last Thursday, police responded to Holiday Drive, South Beach Estates, after receiving reports that an elderly male was in the water and appeared to be under distress. The male was retrieved from the water by persons nearby who performed CPR on him until EMS arrived.

A short time later, the male was pronounced deceased, police said.

Investigations are ongoing.