Seine Bight Villager Dies in Drowning Incident

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Updated: August 10, 2016

A drowning incident has been reported in Seine Bight Village in the Stann Creek District. On Tuesday afternoon, Placencia Police visited the Main Stay Resort pier in the Augustineville area of Seine Bight Village where 23-year-old Gilbert Paulino reported that at around 1:30 yesterday afternoon, he and 36-year-old Tedford Augustine also of Seine Bight Village went fishing some four miles off the Main Stay resort pier in the village in a small canoe. The canoe reportedly capsized and Paulino managed to reach to shore while Augustine went under and did not resurface. A search party was organized but was unsuccessful.