Police have released the name of the man suspected of drowning at Six Men’s beach, St Peter around 5:30 p.m.
He is Olric Glenroy Babb, 43, of Rock Hall, St Lucy.
According to police, Babb went to the beach with a group of friends.
Whilst in the water, his friends observed him floating face down.
They brought him to the shore unresponsive and he was subsequently pronounced dead.
Investigations are continuing.