CHARELSTOWN, Nevis - POLICE have launched an investigation into the death of a teenager who reportedly drowned at sea.
In a press statement issued today (Sep. 1), police said they are investigating a fatal incident at sea, which involved a 17-year-old male.
Based on their initial investigation, police disclosed that sometime after 2:00 P.M. yesterday, the 17-year-old was at Gallows Bay in Charlestown when he experienced difficulties at sea.
Efforts by members of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.
The District Medical Doctor was summoned to the scene and pronounced him dead.
Personnel from the Forensic Services Unit processed the area and an autopsy will be performed shortly to determine the exact cause of death.