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Two men assisting police with investigations into death at Mayreau

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Two men are assisting the police with investigations after the body of Largo Height resident, Devorn Hanson, washed ashore at Salt Whistle Bay, Mayreau on February 25 – three days after he was reported missing. {{more}}

According to reports, the Coastguard received initial reports on Sunday, February 22, at about 2:45 p.m. of a missing person in the Canash Bay area of Mayreau.

SEARCHLIGHT understands that three men who were on a fishing boat, attempted to swim ashore at Canash Bay, but only two made it.

According to a report from the police, the Coastguard responded and searched the area until about 8 p.m., but no one was found.

On Monday, February 23, the search resumed, with the assistance of volunteers from the Tobago Cays Marine Park, two dive instructors from Canada and a member of the US Coastguard Auxiliary. However, only a black t-shirt, a pair of blue jeans and a belt were recovered. A further search carried out on February 24 also proved futile.

A post mortem examination was expected to have been carried out on the body of the 21-year-old yesterday, to determine the cause of death.

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