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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of twenty (20) year old, Rockbert Winelle Xavier of Up the Line, Micoud.

On Sunday, April 23, 2017 about 1:30 p.m. officers attached to the Micoud Police Station responded to a report of a suspected drowning there.

The body of Rockbert Xavier was discovered some time later. He was conveyed to the St. Jude Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

According to reports, Xavier was last seen at 8.am when he left home telling his mother that he was going to visit his aunt.

Suggestion are that he dived into the sea in an apparent attempt to rescue someone he believed had encountered difficulty and may have hit his head on a rock.

A post mortem is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Investigations are ongoing in this matter.

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