Body fished out of sea in St. Joseph

The body was fished out of the sea on Thursday
The body was fished out of the sea on Thursday

Residents of St. Joseph were left in shock after the body of a man was fished out of the sea on Thursday morning at around 11:30.

The man has been identified as Justin Joseph, also known as ‘Bougah.’

A source told DNO that Joseph left home at around 5:00 am to take an early morning sea bath and did not return.

Later in the morning a resident noticed his clothes on the beach and began making inquiries.

The body was later seen floating in the sea.

DNO is following this story and will provide updates as they become available.

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  1. NIva
    April 21, 2015

    Uncle you are considered Euthelie’s first son. She raised you and six others unconditionaly, so we knew you more than an Uncle, but a brother. Our hearts are rip off and in pain. You will always live in our hearts and the memoires left behind as brothers and sisters. We thank everyone for their support and prayers during this defficult times. Niva

  2. DeePee
    April 18, 2015

    I suspect foul play

  3. Celestine Muhammad
    April 18, 2015

    Peace and blessing to the family of Dominica.i pray that god keep the family of all those whos have pass away by drowning may the lord be please with them all.
    In a time like we as are people we should be pulling togeather and supporting each other.
    Brothers and Sisters if you love god , you should love life, and if you love life you should love god.

    Have a bless day Dominica
    Peace and love

  4. Tina denis
    April 17, 2015

    Bougah you are in eternal rest. Will miss you bro. Mama will miss you more. May your soul rest in peace

  5. BMB
    April 17, 2015

    For someone that was so admired and respected throughout the community, I think it’s about time a photo of him be displayed instead of this morbid image of his body covered by a sheet. Is this how he is to be remembered?

  6. April 17, 2015

    Heavenly father please give the family of this man the courage to go through this tragic insident. Amen

  7. omah
    April 17, 2015

    He was like a dad no me r.i.p. Justin

  8. elloy
    April 17, 2015

    rest in peace bro

  9. Listener
    April 16, 2015

    Gone to soon but it is wat it is RIP bro

  10. The Facts
    April 16, 2015

    I am speculating that he may have suffered a heart attack or an aneurysm. The result of the autopsy will determine the cause of death.
    Some people usually go bathing by themselves. It is not wise to go alone, especially so early in the morning when no one is around.
    His sudden death is a shock for the family and others who knew him.
    My deepest sympathy to all of you. I visualize how difficult it is for you to bear. May you find comfort in the Risen Lord. Be consoled that He is ever near as you grieve the loss of your loved one.
    Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul rest in peace. Amen!

  11. seamos
    April 16, 2015

    You will be deeply missed, you were a brother and also a very good friend, may your soul rest in peace Parris!

  12. St. Joe. people
    April 16, 2015

    Is that the same spot I saw a rooster swimming or fishing on Easter Monday? Huuuuuu fishy

    • Malpardee
      April 18, 2015

      But what i hearing there! Rooster swimming??

  13. April 16, 2015

    Very sad news… The good always die young. You will surely be missed.

  14. me
    April 16, 2015

    How many justin Joseph’s are there in St Joe ?

  15. Backstreet legal
    April 16, 2015

    RIP Justin you were a good Dad.

  16. Peace
    April 16, 2015

    I never thought the last time I saw Justin would have been the last. Though he is gone, he will always live our hearts and memories. My prayers are with his family, friends and the entire community of St. Joseph. Rest in Peace my friend.

  17. Emmanuell Durand
    April 16, 2015

    Justin Joseph you are resting in the arms of Jesus .You were a good man and loving father to .Our daughter Jurnelle Joseph. My daughter has lost her pillar of strength. Farewell my friend you will forever be in our hearts Rest In Bougah

  18. April 16, 2015

    so sad,so tragic…..The only thing I don’t understand is the term that he was fished out. His no fish. Anyway my heart goes out to his love one. I heard his wife said that he was a good person in the village I hoped that it was said to him before his passing because we only recognized that only when someone is pass on. Please give people there flower before they are in peace.. To his love one take courage and God will see you through.

    • Disgusted
      April 16, 2015

      He’s* Loved ones** say* hope* recognize* has passed* their*

      There are entirely too many errors for such a short comment.

      • out of south city
        April 18, 2015

        Everyone makes errors, even the ones who are considered to be “educated.”


    • The Facts
      April 16, 2015

      Since you stated it, isn’t it usually the case when people die others have good things to say about them and, as if they even canonize them as saints.
      In the city I reside, I heard someone say that the deceased is in Heaven; that one, never having practiced the faith, as some reject God and do not want to hear about Him.
      When some are alive, no matter how kind they were, even going out of their way to perform good deeds, they are not appreciated. The recipients knew the good they did but said nothing; some, expecting more and more. This sometimes occurs more often than not. The word “love and thank you” may never cross their minds to say it, as well, never came out of them mouths. They may say, “If only I knew.” Then it it too late for regret.
      The saying, “Time waits for no one” and “Send me no flowers when I’m gone. Give them to me when I am alive.” Some still have not learned that.
      God is his final judge. May he rest in peace. Amen!

    • Teacher
      April 17, 2015

      Please, this may not be the place; however, did you not do figures of speech in school? It is a figure of speech and applicable to this situation.

  19. A friend from Grand-Bay
    April 16, 2015

    I am so so so sorry to hear that sad and dreadful news, theresa . My prayers will be with you and your family . I was shock to find out this afternoon form my co- workers about the accident . Just hold on. The Almighty God will sustain and keep you ….

    • just saying
      April 17, 2015

      why don’t you call this theresa person and tell her that.i don’t think DNO is where you should be relaying your message to her.

  20. joe
    April 16, 2015

    OMG!!! :( I am so sorry to hear that, Theresa hold strong my dear friend, God never give us more than we can handle..

  21. senjo
    April 16, 2015

    Good man.. respectfully and always saying hello. Drove his bus and treated every one with respect and did his best in community. Rip my friend.

  22. Holdon
    April 16, 2015

    It is so sad and heartbreaking to see how your life ended in the twinkle of an eye. Your gracious smile and laughter will be missed by all those who knew you. May God grant your many friends and family the strenght to carry on. RIP Boogs

  23. Amos King
    April 16, 2015

    This is really shocking. He will be truly condolence to his family

  24. grell
    April 16, 2015

    Am i shock right now,knew the brother good.

  25. Anthea sthilaire
    April 16, 2015

    Am so sad to hear how a great man can lose his life .his my brother my friend am so sad only GOd knows .Rest in internal will surely missed

  26. Persha Stville
    April 16, 2015

    Restbin peach hold strong to the family i know its nt easy may god be with you all

  27. sen joe massive
    April 16, 2015

    Rest in peace. You were a good man. You’re in a better place.

    • jessica henry
      April 16, 2015

      this is very hard for the family,just went to the bay and did not return be strong to the family

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