Police are investigating after the body of a man was seen floating in the water in an isle of the careenage area of the the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex.
According to police, a fisherman went to his boat, which was located in the area, and saw what appeared to be a body floating face down in the water. He informed the security guard on duty at the complex and they summoned the police.
Around 2:30 p.m. police responded to the area and were pointed to the body, which was retrieved by personnel from the Barbados Coast Guard.
A medical doctor visited the scene and pronounced death.
A close family member also visited the scene and formally identified the body as that of 75-year-old Joseph Harris of Barbarees Gardens, St. Michael.