A 54-year-old St James man is this country’s latest sea fatality.
According to police, Leroy Thompson, of Weston, lost his life after being hit by a speedboat around 10 45 this morning.
Thompson was reportedly spearfishing in an area known as Reed’s Bay, off Weston, St James when the incident occurred.
He was pronounced dead on the scene after Coast Guard officials recovered his body.
The driver of the speedboat is currently assisting police with investigations.