CARIBBEAN: One dead and several missing after speedboat capsizes in Grenada

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CARIBBEAN: One dead and several missing after speedboat capsizes in Grenada

12688252_759348334209599_2543348714251795158_nMTV GRENADA – Grenadian police have confirmed reports that a speedboat carrying about 12 persons, on its way to Carriacou, from Grenada, capsized.

So far five persons have been found. The lone female among the group was found dead. The other 6 passengers are still missing.

According to officers, one man was able to swim ashore on a cylinder, another was picked up by a passing boat and the others are not yet accounted for.

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A family member of one of the missing persons says the group left Levera Beach sometime late Sunday afternoon in order to join in on the Carnival celebrations happening in Carriacou – the sister island of Grenada.

This story will be updated as information comes to hand.

More details will also be provide in the 7.30 pm news on MTV.

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