Marine police late Monday (October 26) said that they had recovered a body afloat in waters near Frenchman Beach in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth.
The Pedro Plains Police around 10:00 p.m. confirmed that a body had been found by the marine team, noting that checks were underway to verify the identity of the deceased.
Earlier today The Den reported that a search was underway at a beach in St Elizabeth after a popular entrepreneur is believed to have drowned on Sunday.
Reports are that at around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday (October 25) Andre Burnett was at the beach in waist-high water when a strong current accompanied by a wave swept him away.
Despite what has been described by onlookers at the location, as the swift action of those on the beach, Burnett was not located and was reported to have drowned.