Police are investigating the death of 21-year-old Leondre Francis of Suriname Road, Horse Hill, St Joseph.
He drowned at the Pierhead Beach, Bay Street, St Michael yesterday around 4 p.m.
Francis was in the company of a friend when he got into difficulty. Lifeguards performed CPR on Francis and he was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance.
He was however subsequently pronounced dead.
Police are asking anyone with information related to the incident to contact Central Police Station at 430-7676, Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers 1-800-8477 or any Police Station.