At least eight dead bodies wash ashore from capsized boat in Provo

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, January 24, 2017 – Information is elusive in the capsizing of a suspected Haitian sloop early this morning in waters off North West Provo and despite searches involving the TCI Police Marine Branch, other boaters and the US Coast Guard – no one has been rescued or captured alive.   The body count was reported at eight at our last check and it is expected that more have died in this terrible tragedy where a wooden boat overturned in the rough seas and significant swells produced from this troublesome cold front hounding the islands of The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos.  Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Upsetting also for the officers, the pursuit of those suspected Haitians who made it to shore; Magnetic Media is told they ran off into bushes and there has been a call by the Police Force for the public to help in the capture of anyone believed to have been on the deadly voyage.  Related Items:#MagneticNewsMedia, #tragedyatsea Nearly 30 Haitians caught following illegal landing in Nassau, says Defence Force Authorities say they want and need more information, including how many souls were on the vessel which is pictured in images we received overturned on Northwest Point Beach.  Bahamas Police Commissioner Greenslade gone to UK, appointed as High Commissionercenter_img TCI Premier blasts Opposition side for “slop” information, sets it straight in HOA Recommended for you The capsized boat was reported around 6:30am and police have found dead men but mostly drowned are women from the wreck which collided with the treacherous reef.  We got this audio which was in social media circulation and distorted the voice; it captures some of the shock of bodies reportedly washing ashore.  “Boy, you should see the amount of dead people down the road here at North West Point, all over the place dead people, man they coming in from the sea in ones and twos and threes and thing.” The Haitian Consulate has been involved, but had been instructed by on site investigators to leave the site, at least for now.  Again, at least eight are said to be confirmed dead after a suspected Haitian sloop nearly made landfall but capsized in waters off Northwest Provo.#MagneticNewsMedia #tragedyatsealast_img

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