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Suspected drowning at Long Bay beach

A section of Peebles Hospital

A section of Peebles Hospital

A visitor from New York in the United States reportedly drowned on Saturday (January 7) while at Long Bay beach, BEEF ISLAND, British Virgin Islands.

He has been identified as Edward Wolf, 46.

Reports reaching BVI News Online are that Wolf was among passengers who arrived in the territory aboard the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship.

He and his fiance’ were among a group of people that went to Long Bay beach.

While the couple was in the water, Wolf allegedly started to drift away.

His fiance’ reportedly cried out for help.

Persons ran to Wolf’s rescue, but it was too late.

He was pronounced dead at Peebles Hospital.

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