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.
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.