Barataria man drowns at Yarra Beach

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Barataria man drowns at Yarra Beach

A 26-year-old man identified as Uzziel Adams drowned at Yarra Beach, North Coast, Trinidad on Independence Day.

Adams of Corner 10th Avenue and 10th Street, Barataria, was in the water with two friends around 5:30pm, when he got out to put on his goggles and snorkels and re-entered the water.

Adams was then seen swimming out pass the rocks and approximately ten minutes after, his friends lost sight of him.

They scanned the area for about 30 minutes then contacted E-999.

The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard was then called for assistance with searching for the victim, however, due to sunset, the Coast Guard indicated that divers would be at the location at first light on Friday morning to commence the search.

Adams’ body was later found and fished out of the waters.

PC Bandoo of the Blanchisseuse Police Station is investigating.