On arrival, they received information that 42-year-old Oswald Maxius of Marie Therese Street, Gros Islet had gone swimming at the said beach when he encountered difficulties. He submerged into the sea and his body was washed ashore a short while later.
He was transported to the Gros Islet Poly Clinic via ambulance where he was pronounced dead on arrival. A post mortem examination is scheduled for a later date to determine the cause of death.
Investigations into the matter continue.