The circumstances surrounding the death of a Dennery man who was found dead on the Dennery Beach Thursday afternoon is still unknown.
The man has been identified as 47-year-old Ezrial Donatus Edward also known as Israel of By Pass, Dennery. Police responded to the incident at a beach near Bordelais, Dennery, about 4:20 p.m. yesterday.
Edward was reportedly missing for a week, before the discovery of his body. Police say he was last seen by family on Saturday, March 21 about 12 p.m. at By Pass.
A friend of the family told St. Lucia News Online the last she knew of his whereabouts was that he had gone diving.
He was transported to the Richfond Wellness Center, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police say a post mortem examination is scheduled for a later date to determine the cause of the man’s death.