Man drowns in Vieux Fort

Man drowns in Vieux Fort

Police are investigating the death of a 27-year-old man whose body was discovered in Black Bay early this morning.

The victim has been identified Julius Bourgeois of Blackbay, Augier. His body was discovered at about 7:45.a.m.

It is believed that Bourgeois drowned after suffering an epileptic seizure while crossing a river.

Vieux Fort Police have said Bourgeois had a history of epilepsy and foam was seen coming from his mouth, when his body was discovered.

Bourgeois was pronounced dead at the scene by a medical doctor.

Foul play is not suspected in his death.

A post mortem examination is expected shortly.


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  1. My sweet Wayne, I will surely miss you, your kind ways and welcoming smile. We will always have our memories by the river. RIP hun.


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