Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Update: Body of missing swimmer found near Mosquito Creek

Update 8:52 am 24 May 2019:

The body of 69-year-old Harry Samaroo, who went missing while swimming on Tuesday, has been found.

Police said the body was found on Thursday morning in a drain off Mosquito Creek in South Trinidad.

An autopsy is expected to be performed to confirm the cause of death.

Samaroo, from Phillipine, reportedly went with a group of persons to swim in the waters off King’s Wharf, San Fernando, around 6:00 am on Tuesday.

Samaroo reportedly swam off but failed to return. 

The police and emergency health services were notified and coast guard officials were notified.

Searches were conducted in the area but the 69-year-old was not found until yesterday morning.

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