Man drowns in Gros Islet

By SNO Staff

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Anthony Octave

Anthony Octave

Police are investigating a suspected drowning in Gros Islet which occurred on Friday.

Anthony Octave, 49, went diving with his cousin but never resurfaced.

After realising that Octave hadn’t return at 2 p.m. the time that was agreed on, a report was made with the police.

The man’s body was later discovered  around 5 p.m. that same day.

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  1. My condolences to the family. Rip in peace

  2. rip papa

  3. so sad, rip 🙁

  4. The Commentator

    Next time when diving in pairs try to check on each at regular intervals. Attaching oneself via rope to a flotation device on the water surface may help in emergency situations.


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