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Man drowns on fishing trip

Police in Eleuthera are investigating the circumstances surrounding the drowning death of a man from Palmetto Point that occurred on Saturday.

Police reported that shortly after 11:00 am. the victim was on fishing trip in a boat along with another man in waters off Governor’s Harbour, when he fell overboard.

The victim was immediately pulled from the water in an unconscious state and taken to shore.

Despite extensive CPR efforts the victim was pronounced dead by the island’s medical doctor.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

Investigations are ongoing.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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