Police Investigating Incident at Sea at Ferry Terminal

Police Press Release

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 31, 2020 (RSCNPF): The Police are investigating an incident that occurred at sea in the vicinity of the Ferry Terminal in Basseterre in which 19-year-old Jesroy Mulcaire of Zion, Nevis died.

On October 30, the Police received a report at about 7 p.m. that someone fell overboard from the M.V. Apple Syder at the Ferry Terminal. Investigations so far have revealed that Mulcaire, who was a crew member on the ferry, went to the bow of the vessel on the port side in preparation for docking when he fell into the water.

The St. Kitts and Nevis Coast also responded and searched for Mulcaire, with assistance from members of Ken’s Diving Center. His body was later retrieved close by and brought ashore where he was pronounced dead by the District Medical Doctor.

An autopsy will be conducted shortly to determine the exact cause of death. Investigations into the matter are ongoing. Persons with information regarding this matter are urged to contact the Criminal Investigation Department by dialing 465-2241 or their nearest Police Station.

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