UPDATE: Missing man found dead in Carib Territory

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.

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  1. December 9, 2012

    R.I.P !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Justice and Truth
    December 9, 2012

    It always saddens me to read/hear of especially the sudden passing of someone under such circumstances.
    My condolence to his family and all others who personally knew him. My heart goes to you in this time of your grief. God’s consolation to you. May he rest in peace. Amen!
    I do not know what his age is. He could have got a stroke or an aneurism or due to a strong current.
    It would be a wise idea to go with at least another person when going to the sea or river, be it for fishing. Never go alone.

  3. goldie
    December 9, 2012

    sincere condolences to the family

  4. December 9, 2012

    His 2 yr old son is crying and asking for his Daddy. Lord…give them strength.

  5. anonymous2
    December 8, 2012

    Is that near Castle Bruce where a sea/land project is in progress?

  6. Smart!
    December 8, 2012

    I really do not want to be critical but ADMIN please read over your work before publishing.

    The Heading of the Story reads “Missing man found dead in Carib Territory”. The first paragraph reads “A man who went missing in the Carib Territory on Thursday has been found dead in the sea” My first instinct when I read the heading was the man who was associated with the burnt vehicle was found in the Carib Territory, because the story says Missing Man found.

    The Story should really read “Missing Man from
    the Carib Territory found dead at Sea” These little things makes a big difference. The story must match the heading.

    • Justice and Truth
      December 9, 2012

      …And some of us overlooked it. They are not as fault-finding, if not at all as you are. They are interested in the main story that, he is missing and what the cause of death might be.
      There is such a thing as practicing psychology; being diplomatic.
      You, too, could have worded your writing differently instead of being confrontational and dictating to DNO. Learn diplomacy in writing and no doubt in speaking.

      • Representing
        December 10, 2012

        J and T, you sound petty and immediately show that you accept mediocre work. I sympathize with you. These are the type of misleading stories that our school students have to read, no wonder the school teachers will continue to bash them for their writings, their compositions are poorly written as it often lacks substance.
        Learn to accept constructive criticism, don’t just respond. For your own sake, that is if you are smart enough to figure it out, read over the heading plus the story. Then take it to the schools and get the students responses. Our media personnel must be accountable for what they produce to the public. Don’t hate me, open up your mind and learn something too.

      • Illiterate
        December 10, 2012

        There are times when we just need to shut up. Matt has a thing saying daily on his program, “It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Justice and Truth, what on earth does this wrongful worded piece of writing has to do with “There is such a thing as practicing psychology; being diplomatic.” Zeeeezzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!!
        I am truly disappointed.

  7. December 7, 2012

    Oh my my, just seeing this. This is soooo sad. R.I.P cousin, the good are taken away so early. He was such a pleasant young man. He will surely be missed…my sincerest condolences go out to Anne and his son, and his Dad & sister and the rest of the family. I know that it is an extremely difficult time, but God will bring you through this. Keep your trust in him.

  8. Anonymous
    December 7, 2012

    Thanks for the correction DNO,but yes mal was a nice guy may his soul R.I.P

  9. Disgusted
    December 7, 2012

    May god be with you in your time of grief May he rest in peace

  10. December 7, 2012

    Alas Justin was a very good friend. My condolences to his wife and child, you will be missed R.I.P.

  11. lee
    December 7, 2012

    Very sad may the Almighty strengthen his family
    at this momment of grief. I will lift his family
    tonight during my prayer meeting. May he R.I.P

  12. sorry
    December 7, 2012

    DNO little picture of the man would be nice am from close to the village , the name ring a bell but CANT PUT A FACE TO IT ANYONE PLZ

  13. D/ca all the way
    December 7, 2012

    So sad, may he rest in peace. Finding the body helps to bring some closure. I know his sister Marlene. God rest his soul.

  14. tutunee
    December 7, 2012


  15. WOW
    December 7, 2012

    Alas such a promising n good hearted young man. He left behind a young wife n daughter. My heart goes out to them. May he rest in peace.

  16. Anonymous
    December 7, 2012

    so sad

  17. diamond girl
    December 7, 2012


  18. Rootslick
    December 7, 2012

    sometimes it’s just hard to understand why good people are taken off this world so easily – positive, young, industrious people. Justin, rest in peace man. you were a good friend and great young family man. my condolences to your wife and child.

  19. December 7, 2012

    may the man soul R.I.P. :( :( :( :( :( :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :-| :-| :-| :-| :( :( :( :( :( :(

  20. my toe
    December 7, 2012

    Its sad but the family should be happy in a way at least they have the body

    • Anonymous
      December 7, 2012

      I understand ur point. A man from Wesley went missing a while now and till now his body hasn’t been found. No peace of mind for his wife and children. So yes’my toe’s is right. They should be happy a body is found. There will be some closure.

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