Police Investigate Possible Drowning of UK Visitor



Police are investigating a possible drowning incident of a 56yr-old female UK visitor at Galleon Beach around midnight on Thursday 23rd May. The female visitor reportedly went for a swim and was later found floating face down in the waters of Galleon Beach. Her body was pulled from the water and transported to Mount St. John Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead by a medical doctor approximately 12:30am.

She arrived on the island on Sunday 19th May and was staying at the Inn Hotel in English Harbour. She was due to leave on 30th May. Police are continuing investigations into the matter.

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  1. Very sad indeed. No doubt the visitor was looking forward to a fun filled vacation. Did she go for a swim alone at that hour? Just wondering!


      My friend, do not even take this ‘boon’ on.

      Did wonder the ‘…hour of night for a swim alone.’

      From an investigative perspective, lots of questions shall be asked of;
      (i) …Companionship, if any;
      (ii) …Management;
      (iii) …traveling parties, if any;
      (iv) …Room tenancy and occupants, if any;
      (v) …Room attendants;
      (vi) …Bar and Dining room staff;
      (vii) …Visiting friends and associates, if any;
      (viii)…Taxi operator, if any; and
      (ix) …Security Guards, if any.’

      Law enforcement should not be investigating a ‘…possible drowning,’ but a ‘…possible homicide.’
      This has always been the investigative approach, until the contrary is proved.

      • How about you do not come to any conclusion (possible drowning,’or …possible homicide’) before all the facts are in! Isn’t that you steering the case into “1” direction?? The only thing sure of at this time is a woman was found face down at Galleon Beach.

  2. Rip beautiful mum, she was a wonderful person with a huge heart. I am her eldest son,please can Antigua newsroom please keep updating this story as I can’t believe she went swimming alone at night with an arm injury it does not make sense

  3. Wow… a swim at midnight???? 12am….between 11:59pm and 12:00am there is a fight that is at a high point between darkness and light of who should take control of the next day from 12:01am….that is why you must pray before going to sleep all times to God Almighty for his protection and more because while you sleeping, you don’t even know that you are fought for like Moses body.

  4. She was a beautiful person and a wonderful mother to me and my two brothers, I am extremely suspicious about the circumstances and really hope the police will leave no stone unturned I love you mum rest in peace

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