Body of boat captain found floating in Pomeroon River

submerged due to a boat mishap in the Pomeroon River at about 14:40 hrs on Thursday last, was recovered by family members on Saturday.

The discovery was made at around 07:50 hrs.

Police said Jermaine Seegobin, a 38-year-old farmer, reported that he and other family members were in the Pomeroon River in search of Rodriguez when they saw the body of a man floating on his back in the vicinity of Charity Waterfront.

The Police were contacted and the body was fished out of the river.

Seegobin identified the body as his uncle, Regan Rodriguez, by the clothing, wristwatch, and the ring on his finger.

The partially decomposed body was escorted to Suddie Public Hostipal’s Mortuary and is awaiting a Post-Mortem Examination.