A man who went missing in the Carib Territory on Thursday has been found dead in the sea.
He has been identified as Justin Valmond of Mahaut River.
Reports are that he went fishing on Thursday and did not return. The police said his body was fished out of the water on Friday.
According to residents in the area, Valmond went fishing on the rocks in the Gullet River area on Thursday morning and when his dog returned home without him relatives became concerned.
By 4:00 pm there were no signs of Valmond and an alarm was raised. Police from the Marigot district were also alerted.
Residents reported that his clothes and shoes were found on the rocks but he was nowhere to be found.
On Friday morning concerned villagers went looking for him and Valmond’s body was spotted floating in the sea off Mahaut River. It was retrieved with the assistance of the coast guard.
The body was transferred to the Princess Margaret Hospital and pronounced dead by a doctor.
The cause of Valmond’s death is unknown at this time.