On Thursday, May 23, 2013, at about 7:20 am, as a result of information received, officers attached to the Rodney Bay Police Station and other police personnel, including the marine police, proceeded to the Reduit Beach.
Whist there, there encountered the body of a male individual in the open expanse of the sea. He was later identified as 62-year-old Jean Francois Gregoire, a French national on assignment with the Ministry of Education in Saint Lucia.
Information received indicates that he had encountered a watercraft. As a result of the impact he sustained serious injuries and was transported to Victoria Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
A post mortem examination is scheduled for a later date. An investigation into the incident continues.
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