Wednesday 28 October, 2020

23-yr-old man dies while swimming at Three Pools, Blanchisseuse

An autopsy is expected to be performed on the body of a 23-year-old man who is believed to have drowned in Blanchisseuse on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Isaiah Mitchell of Kelly Street, Tunapuna.

According to police reports, at about 1:00 pm on Sunday, he was said to be swimming at Three Pools in Blanchisseuse with a group of friends when he encountered difficulties in the water and went under.

Persons in the area rushed to his aid and removed the young man from the water, but he was unresponsive.

He died shortly thereafter.

In a separate incident, 20-year-old Devante Lalla died while swimming at Three Pools in August 2017. 

More on this as it becomes available.

 

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