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Friday 7 August, 2020

Body found floating in La Brea

Updated at 4:30 pm

The body of a man was discovered floating at the Port of Brighton in La Brea on Monday.

According to a release from the National Energy Corporation, around 8:45 this morning, security at the Port of Brighton, noticed what appeared what appeared to be a body floating in the vicinity of Berth 3. 

It said all necessary agencies were contacted including Customs and Excise, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service and the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard.

The Corporation added that operations on Berth 3 have been temporarily halted.

National Energy owns and operates the Port of Brighton.


Original Story

A body of an unidentified man was found floating in waters off La Brea on Monday.

According to police reports, around 9 am workers on an oil ship observed the body of a man floating in La Brea waters near the Industrial Estate.

The police were notified and the Coast Guard was contacted to retrieve the body.

The man is believed to be in his 30’s and was wearing a brown t-shirt and a brown pants.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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