UPDATE: Police ID body sighted afloat off Animal Flower Cave
Police have identified Constable Wallace Hayden Odain Greenidge, 38, formerly, of Four Hill, Indian Ground, St. Peter, as the deceased.
Greenidge was one of two men who disappeared from the sea rocks in the area of the Animal Flower Cave, St. Lucy sometime after 11:00 p.m., on Friday, November 10, 2017, after he and his 42-year-old friend went fishing.
Police and members of the Barbados Coast Guard started a search for the two missing men on Saturday, November 11, 2017, but they were not found.
Around 2:53 p.m. on Sunday, November 12, 2017, a man's body was observed floating in the water in the area of the Animal Flower Cave. He was retrieved from the water by members of the Barbados Coast Guard and was subsequently identified to be that of Greenidge.
Investigations are continuing.
Body sighted afloat off Animal Flower Cave
Police spokesperson Roland Cobbler confirms reports of a body sighted off the Animal Flower Cave in St. Lucy.
He is yet to confirm the identity of the person.
Yesterday, two adult males were reported missing after a night of fishing near the same area at the North of the island. The two men reportedly disappeared off the sea rocks in the area of the Animal Flower Cave, Connell Town, St. Lucy, sometime after 11:00 p.m on Friday, November 10. Police and members of the Barbados Coast Guard launched a search for a 38-year-old police constable from St. Peter and his 49-year-old friend from St. Thomas.
Persons have gathered and are on the scene from reports reaching Loop News.