UPDATE: Police identify body found under Canefield cliff


The body was recovered from the sea on Monday

Police have identified the lifeless body of a man found floating in the Caribbean Sea under the Canefield Cliff, near Fond Cole, as that of Raymond Armantrading, 63.

The body was discovered on Monday in close proximity to a beached cargo vessel.

Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Simon Edwards, said the body was secured by personnel of the Marine Unit and brought to shore on the rocks by the highway by police officers at 10 am on Monday.

Edwards said that information received indicates that Armantrading was last seen alive in the sea at Pottersville at 7:30 am on Thursday, July 5, 2018.

He said the body was taken to the Roseau Health Center by personnel of the Lyndhurst Funeral Home where it was officially pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

The body was then transported to the Lyndhurst Funeral Home.

Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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  1. Citizens Police
    July 11, 2018

    R.I.P Raymond aka BOFFIE from canefield. you had your ways but the entire community of canefield will surely miss your presence in the community.
    FYI he was last seen in the sea on the weekend not the Thursday. learn to investigate better than that. this police force is a shame! Dominica police force is very lazy!!! COUNTLESS UNSLOVED DEATHS/MUDERS/MISSING PERSONS REPORTS HAS PROVEN IT!

  2. valyouable1
    July 9, 2018

    09/07/18??? Futuristic much?

  3. Rowrowbaby
    July 9, 2018

    May you rest easy,

  4. Anthony P. Ismael Minister of Free Pampers
    July 9, 2018

    R.I.P and condolences to the family members.

  5. mine
    July 9, 2018

    I hope they find the identity of this person that so sad. May you RIP.

  6. Aqueda
    July 9, 2018

    Please let me know if this is my cousin he being missing for 19rh days now he from grenada.

    • Irma
      July 9, 2018

      Then you should contact the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force immediately!

      How is DNO going to know if the deceased is your cousin??


      • Jennifer Esprit
        July 9, 2018

        Be a bit more considerate

  7. Fran
    July 9, 2018

    Prayers for the family. R.I.P departed one.

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