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UPDATE: France national drowns on Jack Bay Beach on Anegada

Word reaching our news room is that the French National who died on Anegada yesterday November 29, 2015 allegedly drowned. Photo: VINO/File
THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - Word reaching our news room is that the French National who died on Anegada yesterday November 29, 2015 allegedly drowned. The 56 year old male was part of a contingent of vacationers on a yacht in the Jack Bay Beach area on Anegada.

The deceased’s wife and daughter were with him at the time of the accident. The body was transported to Tortola under the watchful eyes of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and is now at the morgue at Peebles Hospital, in Road Town, waiting on official determination of death.

Police Information Officer Diane Drayton when contacted today November 30, 2015 said that she would get back to this news site once she is debriefed on the matter. However up to post time she had not made contact with this news site.

See previous article published on November 29, 2015:

French Tourist died on Anegada this morning!

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - Our newsroom’s correspondent on Anegada in the Virgin Islands has reported that a French tourist died on Anegada this morning November 29, 2015.

Police on Anegada from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of the male tourist.

Anegada is currently in the last day of the three year old Lobster Festival that began yesterday November 28, 2015 and will end today November 29, 2015.

It is unclear if his death is related to activities associated with the Anegada Lobster Festival. On Friday as part of the event there was a Lobster Crawl, a night of bar-hopping and dinning along the beach.

Our newsroom will bring more details on the death of the visitor as soon as more information becomes available.

21 Responses to “UPDATE: France national drowns on Jack Bay Beach on Anegada”

  • wow (29/11/2015, 15:16) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    OH NO RIP
  • Paris (29/11/2015, 15:17) Like (5) Dislike (60) Reply
    Hope is not ISIS…
  • ndp caused enough (29/11/2015, 15:26) Like (9) Dislike (16) Reply
    We cant handle no more bad publicity at this time.
  • backlash (29/11/2015, 15:28) Like (10) Dislike (6) Reply
    Watch out because right now france is on the edge.
  • Howard (29/11/2015, 15:43) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Just Sad but it just a matter of handling the process graciously
  • micky mouse (29/11/2015, 16:09) Like (14) Dislike (5) Reply
    OH ! Shut up ! Someone loses their life and you talking nonsense. Hope when you get what you pray for . You can stand it. My condolences to the family.
  • 7day (29/11/2015, 16:44) Like (5) Dislike (101) Reply
    Is that lobster that get him that is why we don't eat it
  • now (29/11/2015, 17:46) Like (1) Dislike (23) Reply
    Eat bad lobster over there
  • Joy (29/11/2015, 20:11) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Maybe the rough seA
  • wize up (29/11/2015, 21:13) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    lets how the foreign minister don't come down from France
  • Lord o (30/11/2015, 04:58) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    So sad.. Check your health status before you go to party. Your sugar your cholesterol your pressure. So you know what to eat and drink and what not to.( Im just saying ). Knowing may just save your life.
  • cruiser (30/11/2015, 06:50) Like (1) Dislike (9) Reply
    Too many people dying off these cruise ships. T Board need to educate them about the culture, ocean and beaches etc.
  • SwimR (30/11/2015, 08:45) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    Don't be ride. There was a girl in her 20s swimming and crying looking for her father. Have a heart
  • Weird (30/11/2015, 11:19) Like (1) Dislike (12) Reply
    Hope france do not drop a bomb on we for this man
  • :/ (30/11/2015, 11:55) Like (0) Dislike (6) Reply
    I don't know what it is about tourists drowning when they get here. How many times a yr does this happen? Just sad
  • Chef Franco (30/11/2015, 14:24) Like (1) Dislike (15) Reply
    The French lobster bisque was a little too heavy. Should've stuck to the French onion soup...
  • Richgdgy (30/11/2015, 21:17) Like (0) Dislike (9) Reply
    Anegada used to have the most wonderful people on the earth!!!!What happened??
  • seb (02/12/2015, 09:17) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    he was my uncle and loved by all his family and friends
    il nous manque déjà (we miss you)
    RIP
    ;-(


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