Foul play suspected over discovery of body on beach
MARIGOT–The Gendarmerie has opened a criminal investigation over the discovery of a body on the Grandes Cayes Beach in French Cul-de Sac on Sunday.
The body of a man was found by some walkers on the beach at around 9:30am. The Gendarmerie was called and a doctor confirmed the death of the man, said to be in his 30s.
The Gendarmerie in its release indicated a criminal investigation will be opened to determine cause of death based on preliminary findings. Few details were given except the deceased was found to be a French resident who had been on the island since May 2016.
An autopsy of the body will be performed in the next few days.