Two St Thomas Boys Drown


The bodies of two boys were retrieved from the sea near the Lyssons Beach in St. Thomas this morning.

The two boys are suspected to have drowned after being missing from 5 yesterday afternoon.

Head of the St. Thomas Police Division, Superintendent Beau Rigabie, says the two are 11 and 14 years old.

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Superintendent Rigabie says a search and rescue operation started last night.

He says the police doubled their efforts and went back out this morning to find the boys.

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And the body of a woman was found at Bournemouth Beach in Rockfort, East Kingston yesterday morning.

The body of the woman – 38-year old Tameka Henry – was seen by a passerby who summoned the Police.

The Police say on their arrival the body was seen floating in the sea.

The body was removed from the water and the scene processed.

The Police say, Henry is suspected to have drowned as no marks of violence was seen on her body.


In 2018, Tauna won the UNICEF Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Children’s Rights. She graduated from CARIMAC in 2015 and joined NNN in 2016. Since then, she’s covered several high-profile court cases including the X6 murder trial, the police death squad trial and is currently covering the Uchence Wilson Gang trial. Thomas is the Producer of Talking History heard on Nationwide Radio every Saturday.