Body of Barrouallie resident found floating in Villa

(POLICE REPORT): On March 9, 2021 about 08:45 a.m. Officers stationed at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Coast Guard Service in Calliaqua received a report of what appeared to be a body floating offshore in the waters at Villa.

The SVG Coast Guard Service responded and retrieved the unresponsive body from the water in the vicinity off Young Island and Rock Fort. The body was later identified as Mr. Lorraine St. Clair Williams, 84 years old resident of Barrouallie.

At the time of the discovery, William was wearing a black and grey T-Shirt; and a purple, grey, white, and black short pants.

The body was taken to the Coast Guard Base at Calliaqua, where it was pronounced dead by the District Medical Officer.

A post mortem examination is expected to be conducted on the body.

Investigations are ongoing.

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