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Body recovered

Pond Bay, Virgin Gorda. Photo Credit: Bareboats BVI

The body of a male tourist from the United States was recovered from the waters of Pond Bay, Virgin Gorda, yesterday.

The Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) assisted with the recovery.

Representative of VISAR Phil Aspinall told BVI News Online that the agency received a call for assistance after a man who had gone snorkeling disappeared under water.

The exact cause of death is yet to be determined. The man is said to be more than 60 years old.

The matter has been reported to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force.

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