Joint funeral for couple drowned in Blanchisseuse
Relatives of Cliff Sherwin Walker, and his girlfriend, Liloutee "Cindy" Bhagwandeen, are expected to hold a joint funeral service for the couple on Thursday.
The couple drowned in Blanchisseuse on Thursday afternoon, when they went for a swim.
Walker and Bhagwandeen were very close, almost inseparable, and even in death, relatives want to honour their relationship.
At about 1.45pm on Thursday, during the Indian Arrival Day Holiday, the couple went to the beach.
While in the waters, Bhagwandeen got into difficulties.
Walker went to assist her, however, he too encountered difficulties in the water.
Other persons who responded, managed to pull the two out of the water, however, it was too late.
An autopsy was performed yesterday at the Forensic Science Center in Federation Park and confirmed that the couple both drowned.
More on this as it becomes available.